History, Ideals, and Global Conflict

by Wayne McCormack for the Global Justice Blog –  The United States is having severely detrimental effects on the post-Soviet world. This short essay is a sympathetic attempt to bring our society back to its own professed ideals. In most simple terms, those ideals of liberty should lead us to leave people alone except for defensive […]

Putting Your Money Where your Morals Are? Information to Curb Conflict and Influence Corporate Conduct

by Erika George – Imagine being able to ensure that the electronic devices we use daily do not fund further violence in a region where rape is routinely used as a weapon of terror in a decades old conflict that has cost millions of lives. Unfortunately, access to information just became more complicated for concerned […]

Ukraine, American Crimes, and Self-Determination

by Wayne McCormack –  My Russian-born wife with relatives in the Crimea has been asking me some tough questions that deserve thoughtful and sincere answers. Unfortunately, I’m having trouble with some of the answers. Here are the major questions, which are very familiar to observers of the past several years: How can the U.S. talk […]

Calvin M. Boardman: Business Ethics When Cultures Clash

S.J. Quinney College of Law, Borchard Conference Room Sponsored by the Center for Global justice at the S.J. Quinney of Law Co-sponsored by the Tanner Center for Human Rights, the Global Health Initiative, and the Democracy in South Asia Forum. Business Ethics When Cultures Clash: The Case of the Early American Indian and the European White Man […]

Counter-terrorism Simulation 2014

Counter-terrorism Simulation 2014 The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will stream a live Counter-terrorism Simulation designed to test participants’ ability to identify, address, and solve complex legal and ethical dilemmas. The Simulation is an annual event created by Professor Guiora as part of his class on counter-terrorism that implements classroom knowledge in […]

International Law Colloquium: Tony Anghie & Benedict Kingsbury

The subject and speakers of this event will now be as follows. Is Imperialism Still a Relevant Concept?, Tony Anghie Global Administrative Law as Critique, Benedict Kingsbury S.J. Quinney College of Law, Borchard Conference Room For more information about the International Law Colloquium, please visit our webpage here >>.

International Law Colloquium: Dan Bodansky

Climate Change: Law and Science in Global Negotiations 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., Okazaki Community Meeting Room in the Goodwill Humanitarian Building at the College of Social Work Dan Bodansky, Lincoln Professor of Law, Ethics and Sustainability, Sandra Day O’Connor College of law, Arizona State University Daniel M. Bodansky is an authority on the international […]

March 20 Event Update

Interdisciplinary Communication and the Role of the Environmental Lawyer 8:15 AM – 12:45 PMThursday, March 20, 2014Okazaki Community Meeting RoomCollege of Social Work (see map below)   Hosted in conjunction with the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources 43rd Spring Conference: http://www.americanbar.org/calendar/2014/03/43rd-spring-conference.html Please register for free light breakfast and a boxed lunch at: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e8zhsp3h6cc0d042&oseq=&c=&ch=  Agenda 8:15 a.m. – 8:30 […]

Ambassador in Residence with June Carter Perry

Rule of Law and Gender: Issues in International, National and Customary Law S.J. Quinney College of Law, Borchard Conference Room The talk, “Rule of Law and Gender: Issues in International, National and Customary Law,” will address international conventions regarding gender and how national and customary law may or may not be consistent in practice with […]

International Law Colloquium: Rene Uruena

Relations Between Institutions in Global Governance S.J. Quinney College of Law, Borchard Conference Room Rene Uruena is Associate Professor and Director of the International Law Program at Universidad de Los Andes (Bogota, Colombia). He also belongs to its Global Justice and Human Rights Clinic, where he leads the practice on extractive industries and human rights. […]