Human Trafficking and Transnational Enforcement

By Amanda Ulland for GlobalJusticeBlog.com Human trafficking is often considered to be modern day slavery.[1]  Human trafficking, in the transnational sense, is the process in which people are recruited or taken from their country of origin and transported to a destination in a foreign country where they are exploited for the purposes of forced labor, […]

George appears on ABC4 to discuss Migrant Women Project

Law professor Erika George appeared on ABC4 and KSL Radio this week in conjunction with the release of a new research report authored with students “Prevention and Protection Partnerships: Empowerment Through Rights Education,” which explores the vulnerabilities and barriers to access to legal services that migrant women face when trying to leave violent situations.  The report […]

McCormack appears on KUTV to discuss counter-terrorism issues in wake of hydrogen bomb news out of North Korea

Professor Wayne McCormack appeared on KUTV on Jan.6 in a story related to claims by North Korea that the country tested its first hydrogen bomb.  McCormack, who is editor for the blog www.globaljusticeblog.com —and also teaches constitutional law, counter-terrorism, international criminal law, torts, and civil procedure —offered commentary on what the developments mean from a […]

Counter-terrorism Simulation 2015

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., MST, S.J. Quinney College of Law Watch students of Professor Guiora’s Global Perspectives on Counter-terrorism course work through real-time scenarios in the 8th Annual Counter-Terrorism Simulation, Friday, April 10th. The Simulation is designed to test each student’s crisis management skills through realistic replication of current events. The course interspersed four […]

2Ls Peña and Bell to Present on Experiences in Oxford Human Rights Consortium at April 13 Panel

The University of Utah partners with the Oxford Human Rights Consortium to offer a weeklong workshop to a select group of students at the University of Oxford. The Consortium is a partnership between Oxford and several U.S. universities, including the University of Utah, USC, Oregon, and Stanford. Two second-year College of Law students, Nubia Peña and […]

Center for Global Justice Cosponsors April 13 Oxford Human Rights Consortium on Violence and Non-Violence

The College of Law’s Center for Global Justice will co-sponsor the April 13, 2015, Oxford Human Rights Consortium, “Teaching Peace in Times of War: Reflections on Violence and Non-Violence in the 21st Century.” That event will be held from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in Room 260 of Orson Spencer Hall. The featured speaker is Professor […]

George to Speak at Harvard Law School April 7, 2015

Professor Erika George is to speak at Harvard Law School on April 7, 2015. Her lecture is titled “Incorporating Rights: The Role of Lawyers in Business and the Human Rights Movement.” Click here for more Information »

The Invisible Crime: Human Trafficking in Utah

By Liza Bacon and Gabrielle Barker for GlobalJusticeBlog.com. On February 12, 2014, the Center for Global Justice, S.J. Quinney College of Law and the Social Justice Student Initiative were honored to welcome Veteran Fire Captain Fernando Rivero for “The Invisible Crime: Human Trafficking in Utah.” The event was widely attended by over 200 attendees that […]

Guiora Discusses Drone Sales on RT America

Published February 18, 2015, on RT America – The State Department has announced a new policy change that will allow for the sale of weaponized drones to allied nations, but the consequences are far from clear considering recent events and regime changes in the Middle East. RT’s Ben Swann speaks with Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at […]

The Invisible Crime: Human Trafficking in Utah

12:15 – 1:15 p.m., Sutherland Moot Courtroom, S.J. Quinney College of Law Human trafficking has often been referred to as “the invisible crime.” This crisis masks itself in legality by existing on the streets of Salt Lake in businesses that rarely cause suspicion. What occurs behind closed doors, however, is far more alarming and darker […]