Guiora Discusses Cyber Terrorism in the Danish Paper, Jyllands-Posten

Professor Amos Guiora discusses cyber terrorism in the Danish Paper, Jyllands-Posten on January 21, 2015 Read the complete interview in Danish » (Translation courtesy of Google) Amos Guiora is American law professor at the University of Utah. He has for 20 years been engaged in terrorism. He has previously written the book “Legitimate Target” and is now […]

Making Nice Isn’t for Everyone

By Lucy Moore for EDRblog.org. There are moments that stick with me and seem to gain significance as time goes by, as my life and work evolve. My conversation with Miguel over 25 years ago is one of those moments. As a Chicano organizer, Miguel represented Albuquerque’s South Valley in negotiations with Kirtland Air Force […]

D.D.C. rejects DOL regulations requiring minimum wage and overtime for many home health aides

By Leslie Francis for BiolawToday.org.  First posted on LawProfBlog, January 19, 2015 – In a pair of recent decisions, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has struck down Department of Labor (DOL) regulations designed to provide wage protections for home care workers.  Challenging the regulations were the Home Care Association of America […]

ACA Subsidy Challenge

By Micah Vorwaller for BiolawToday.org. ACA Subsidy Challenge – Statutory Interpretation and Agency Deference Under Chevron On November 7, 2014, the Center for Law and Bioscience published Travis Walker’s House of Cards – Statutory Interpretation and the Affordable Care Act[1], which provided a clear analysis of the federal circuit split regarding challenges to the ACA via […]

Sticks and Stones – Words and Consequences

By Wayne McCormack for GlobalJusticeBlog.com.  Thousands of gallons of ink are being spilled about the attack on Charlie Hebdo, almost all condemning the violence, some questioning the extent to which ridicule is appropriate, and some even tending to assert the need for a police state to monitor and detain any person who might be potentially […]

Book Review – Everything Is Workable: A Zen Approach to Conflict Resolution

By Mara Elana Burstein for EDRblog.org. Diane Musho Hamilton’s new book, Everything is Workable: A Zen Approach to Conflict Resolution, is deeply personal and practically useful. It gives readers the overwhelming feeling that everything truly is workable. She helps her audience see the benefit of disputes—an opportunity to change and grow—while providing a road map to navigate […]

Environmental Dispute Resolution Year in Review

By Michele Straube for EDRBlog.org. Since the initial EDR Blog post on March 24, 2014, we have posted 19 entries from 14 authors. Our last entry of 2014 contains a summary of our first nine months of blog posts, in case you didn’t get to read them all: General Welcome to the EDR Blog (Kirstin […]

Does Torture Violate more than just U.S. and International Law?

By Steven Nielsen for GlobalJusticeBlog.com. I am an American. I believe in the fair treatment of all people despite where he or she may be from or for what crimes he or she may have committed. In addition, I believe that prisoners or detainees should always be treated with respect and should never be subjected […]

Drone Court Proposal: A Response to Professor Vladeck

By Jeffery S. Brand, Amos Guiora and Steven Barela for GlobalJusticeBlog.com. This post is in response to “Drone Courts: The Wrong Solution to the Wrong Problem,” by Steve Vladeck originally posted on justsecurity.org December 2, 2014. Professor Brand is the co-author, along with University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora, of an […]

Potential Congressional Vindication of Utah Hemp Extract Patients

By Danny Barber for BiolawToday.org blog: In the past few years, the cultural attitudes towards the medical use of hemp extracts and marijuana have greatly changed. In one of the more public Utah examples, this past March Governor Gary Herbert signed into law H.B. 105, thereby decriminalizing the cultivation, possession, and use of hemp extract for […]