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Guiora appears on KRCL to discuss immigration policies of Trump administration

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora recently appeared on KRCL’s RadioActive show with Lara Jones to discuss the immigration practices of the Trump administration in relation to the role of bystanders when such events happen.  

Guiora publishes op-ed in Washington Post on renewed anti-Semitism in Germany

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora recently published an op-ed in The Washington Post.  In the commentary, titled “Germany must confront its new wave of anti-Semitism — even if those behind it aren’t German,” Guiora wrote: “The Research and Information Office on Anti-Semitism in Berlin published a survey documenting 947 incidents of […]

Guiora interviewed by ABC 4 about conflict in Syria

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed by ABC 4 recently about escalating tensions in Syria. View the segment here. 

Guiora interviewed by media about bystander bill

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora appeared in several news outlets recently to discuss a bill he collaborated on with Utah House Democratic Minority Leader Rep. Brian King. Guiora also testified before the legislature in support of the bill on Jan. 30 and published an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune […]

Research by Guiora helped with foundation of proposed ‘Duty to Assist in an Emergency’ bill

A bill planned for the 2018 Utah Legislative Session by Utah House Democratic Minority Leader Rep. Brian King would require Utah citizens to assist others who are suffering, or are threatened with serious bodily injury associated with a crime or another emergency. Failing to act or call for help for a stranger in need, in […]

Guiora quoted in Salt Lake Tribune about police questioning of homeless population

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed by The Salt Lake Tribune recently about the questioning of the homeless population by police based on apparent appearances. Read the full article here.

Guiora interviewed about Trump’s Jewish Lawyers response to Charlottesville

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was quoted in The American Lawyer in an article titled, “Jewish Lawyers in Trump orbit Stay (Mostly) Silent After Charlottesville.” He was also interview by Minnesota Public Radio on the topic of bystanders in the wake of Charlottesville.

Wall Street Journal publishes book review on Guiora’s “Crime of Complicity”

The Wall Street Journal recently published a book review of University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora’s new book, “The Crime of Complicity.”  Read the review here.

Guiora quoted in The Washington Post about Lyle Jeffs trial

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was quoted in The Washington Post in an article titled, “Polygamous leader’s head injuries cited in trial delay bid.” Guiora stated: The revelation about the possible brain injuries will force the judge to be cautious in rulings about the case, said Amos Guiora, a […]

Guiora interviewed by BBC on polygamy and genetic complications

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed by the BBC for an article titled, “The Polygamous Town Facing Genetic Disaster.”