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Guiora op-ed on hate-crimes published in Salt Lake Tribune

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Amos Guiora published on op-ed for the Salt Lake Tribune on Feb. 18. The article is titled, “Pass Utah hate-crimes law to protect our most vulnerable.”  

Guiora previews Trump and Netanyahu meeting on audioBoom

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Amos Guiora was interviewed on audioBoom radio about the scheduled meeting with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Trump. Listen to the full discussion here »

Guiora co-authors article about war crimes for online forum

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora co-authored an article titled “Campaign Promises of War Crimes: Now a Stain on the Military” for the Just Security online forum. The article discusses how Trump’s campaign promises will impact men and women serving in the military. Read full article here »  

Guiora interviewed by KRCL RadioActive on immigration reform

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed on KRCL’s RadioActive show on Jan. 31. They discussed immigration reform, Guiora’s forthcoming book The Crime of Complicity: The Bystander in the Holocaust, and his upcoming talk Earl Warren, Ernesto Miranda and Terrorism. The conversation with Amos is found in the first […]

Guiora interviewed by KSL about Trump’s travel ban

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed by KSL about potential unforeseen effects that can come from Trump’s travel ban. Terrorism expert says Pres. Trump travel ban a bad move »

3L Mel Moeinvaziri, Spruance and Guiora interviewed by Deseret News on the immigration executive order

3L Mel Moeinvaziri, Professor Amos Guiora and PBI Director Jolynn Spruance were all interviewed by Deseret News on Trump’s executive order concerning immigrants and refugees. Moeinvaziri shared her families story who are immigrants from Iran and of their concern about the uncertainty of traveling back to care for any family members in need. Spruance spoke […]

Guiora interviewed in PeaceCast podcast about Israeli soldier convicted of manslaughter

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora participated in the PeaceCast podcast about the Azaria Trial manslaughter ruling on Jan. 3. Guiora discussed the complexity involved with the trial, Israeli society and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). Listen to the full podcast here »

Media Corner: Amos Guiora available to discuss the limits of free speech and post-election hyperbole

The outcome of the 2016 U.S. Election has exposed a divided America. With fallout continuing and a “NotMyPresident” movement trending on Twitter and spilling into the streets in the form of protests, questions are emerging about the limits of free speech. When does free speech cross over into hate speech? What are the consequences of […]

Media Corner: Amos Guiora available to discuss free speech trial of Geert Wilders

A University of Utah law professor is an expert witness in a high-profile trial underway in Amsterdam. Amos Guiora has submitted written expert testimony to address issues of free speech in the trial of Dutch Member of Parliament,  Geert Wilders. Wilders is being prosecuted by the Dutch government for hate speech related to comments about […]

Guiora interviewed by Fox 13 about Sister Wives case

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora fielded a media interview with Fox 13 about the Sister Wives case and an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.  View the segment here.