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Mallat quoted in Christian Science Monitor on tribunal in Lebanon

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Chibli Mallat was quoted this week in the Christian Science Monitor  in an article about a tribunal established in Lebanon to find the assassins of Rafik Hariri.  

George featured on cover of Continuum magazine

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George is featured on the cover of the summer 2016 edition of Continuum magazine, the quarterly publication of the University of Utah Alumni Association.   Read the full article here.

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, […]

2L Browning publishes paper in the Journal of East Asia & International Law

S.J. Quinney College of Law 2L Joel Browning recently published a paper in the Journal of East Asia & International Law as part of Professor Benedict Kingsbury’s Foreign Investment Law course. The paper addresses a multi-billion dollar international investment arbitration claim brought by a Texas company against Korea (LSF-KEB v Korea), currently ongoing in the International Centre for […]

U.S. Responsibility in the Refugee Crisis

By Nicole Kunzler Pearce for GlobalJusticeBlog.com The Syrian/Iraq War has created a refugee crisis unlike any the world has seen. Nearly 5 million Syrians have fled their homes and country.[1] Another 6.6 million remain internally displaced.[2] Bringing the total number of refugees to nearly 11 million individuals living as refugees, half of those being children.[3] […]

Guiora to speak at Université De Genève.

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora will speak at a April 26, 2016 conference at the Université De Genève titled, “Legitimacy and Drones: Cross-border Counterterrorism with UCAVs.” Guiora will present his Drone Court proposal. Read more about the conference here»

Watch the Counter-terrorism Simulation live on April 8

Students in Professor Amos Guiora’s Global Perspectives of Counter-terrorism course spend the spring semester in a sophisticated and unique experiential learning environment. The relevance of this course is significantly heightened by recent terrorist-caused events in Istanbul and Brussels. Suicide bombers, targeted bombings, and the taking and killing of hostages are events that nations must plan […]

Schwartz Testifies at House Subcommittee about Conflict Minerals, is Quoted in Wall Street Journal

University of Utah law professor Jeff Schwartz testified in Washington D.C. this week, telling the House Financial Services Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee that the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 —in which public companies are required to monitor their supply chain for minerals mined from regions controlled by militia groups in the Democratic Republic of the […]

Mallat Publishes Lebanese Op-Ed on Paris Attacks

November 17, 2015 – S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Chibli Mallat published an op-ed in Lebanese newspaper The Daily Star. Aftermath of Paris massacre: Let’s seek justice not war Chibli Mallat| The Daily Star An act of war, or a crime against humanity? The declaration of French President François Hollande has set the tone – […]

Becoming Policemen of the World

By Professor Wayne McCormack for GlobalJusticeBlog.com.   “. . . the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt “Imagine there’s no countries.” – John Lennon For some months, I have carried in my back pocket a proposal for ending the current round of violent jihad, which is built around […]