On September 18 at 6:00 p.m., Bob Keiter, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and Director of the College’s Wallace Stegner Center, will participate in a debate about Utah’s public lands. The debate, to be held in the Sterling R. Church Auditorum in the Sharwin Smith Student Center on the campus of Southern Utah University in Cedar City.
Other participants in the debate include Becky Lockhart, Speaker of the Utah House of Representatives, Rep. Ken Ivory (R., West Jordan) and Dan McCool, Director of Environmental Studies at the University of Utah. The debate will cover constitutional arguments, management of public lands, and economic issues related to public lands.
On Friday, September 12, KSL Radio interviewed College of Law Professor Amos Guiora about the terror group ISIS and the U.S. response to on-going conflicts in the Middle East.
Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will discuss “Debunking the Myths That Link Drugs with Violence and Weapons,” at the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Annual Seminar. This year’s seminar is titled Defending Violent Crimes and runs all day Thursday, September 11 and Friday, September 12.
On September 10, KSL 5 interviewed University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora about President Obama’s ISIS strategy.
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Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, published an article in the University of St. Thomas Law Journal, “Incorporating Rights: Empire, Global Enterprise, and Global Justice.” According to the abstract, George’s article “traces the history and evolution of corporate responsibility under international law to contextualize the developing discourse on business and human rights.”
George’s article is available here.
Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in a KSL 5 story about the July downing of a Malaysian jet in Eastern Ukraine. To view the news story, click here.
Clifford Rosky, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was recently interviewed on issues surrounding same-sex marriage by KUTV 2 News and the on-line news site Gay Salt Lake. Rosky explained to the latter that, even if same-sex marriage becomes the law of the land, there will still be tasks remaining, including the enactment of state anti-discrimination and housing protection laws.
“The ISIS violence, whether it be in Syria, Iraq, I think maybe Jordan may well be next, is violence and barbarity on a scale we haven’t seen in decades,” said University of Utah Law Professor, Amos Guiora.
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From August 2011 to May 2014 Linda Smith served as Interim Chair of the Ballet Department. Although lacking any background in dance, she succeeded in moving the department forward in a number of important ways. According to Donna White, Associate Dean of the Graduate School, under Smith’s leadership “the Department has made progress in such important areas as: creating and implementing a strategic plan, specifically with respect to its undergraduate educational mission; major curricular reform using the guidance of a National Association of Schools of Dance consultant; creating an emphasis and a certificate in teaching; working more collaboratively with the Department of Modern Dance, and hiring two new faculty members . . .” Smith was tapped for this service by Associate Vice President Amy Wildermuth and (then) Senior Vice President David Pershing, who also applaud this service.
Jonatahn Hornock, a 2014 College of Law graduate, will publish his paper title “The Alternative Investment Market: Helping Small Enterprises Grow Public” in the Ohio State Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal.
The paper was written as part of Hornock’s directed research for Professor Jeff Schwartz’s Securities Law seminar.
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