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Drone Court Proposal: A Response to Professor Vladeck

By Jeffery S. Brand, Amos Guiora and Steven Barela for This post is in response to “Drone Courts: The Wrong Solution to the Wrong Problem,” by Steve Vladeck originally posted on December 2, 2014. Professor Brand is the co-author, along with University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora, of an […]

Schwendiman, ’76, Nominated Chief Prosecutor of the EU’s Special Investigative Task Force

David Schwendiman, a 1976 University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law graduate, has been nominated Chief Prosecutor for the European Union Special Investigative Task Force (SITF). He takes over from Clint Williamson, who was the SITF Chief Prosecutor from October 2011 until August 2014. Schwendiman brings a wealth of professional and academic experience in […]

Stegner Center Green Bag – Anastasia Telesetsky

Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and Transnational Organized Crime IUU Fishing and Transnational Crime Paper » 12:15 -1:30 p.m., Room 106, S.J. Quinney College of Law Anastasia Telesetsky, Associate Professor of Law, University of Idaho Anastasia Telesetsky is Associate Professor of Law at the University of Idaho, specializing in environmental and natural resources law.  […]

Johnson Speaks in Dubai over Fall Break

Christian Johnson, the Hugh B. Brown Presidential Endowed Chair in Law, spoke at the First Middle East Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance & Banking, October 12, 2014, in Dubai. Johnson discussed the global emerging trends in derivative regulation, focusing in particular on the move to clearing over-the-counter derivatives and trade reporting.  Participants at the […]

George Participates in United Nations Human Rights Discussion in Geneva

On September 23-24, 2014, Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and Co-Director of the Center for Global Justice, participated in a United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) expert meeting about remedies for corporate involvement in gross human rights abuses. The meeting was based […]

International Graduates Reflect on Global JD Program

Bagnasacco, Sung and Arora Praise Innovative Structure Although the College of Law’s celebrated Global JD Program has only been in existence for a few short years, the College had already earned a reputation for excellence in international law prior to its launch in 2009.  As South Korean native Sung Dai Gou, ’01, notes in the […]

Guiora Interviewed on KSL Radio About Isis and Hamas

On August 13, 2014, Amos Guiora, Professor of Law and the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law was interviewed about the continued conflict between Hamas and Israel and Egypt’s role in the ceasefire. Click to listen or read the interview.

Guiora Interviewed by U.S., French Media about Conflict in Gaza

Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed recently about the on-going Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the Gaza Strip by the Deseret News and Le Nouvel Observateur.

Guiora Appears on PBS’s Newshour

On July 24, Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, appeared on PBS’s Newshour, debating Noura Erakat of George Mason University about accusations that Hamas is using civilians as human shields and the ethics of targeting civilian areas. To read a transcript or view the debate, click here.

Guiora Publishes NY Times Op-Ed on Gaza Bloodshed

On July 22, Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, published an op-ed, “Israel Can’t Be Held Back by Hamas’s Cynicism,” in The New York Times. In the op-ed, Guiora writes, “While the loss of innocent life is always tragic, aggressive self-defense is the essence of operational counterterrorism. […]