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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 […]

Guiora Interviewed by The Guardian on Proliferation of Drones

Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was recently interviewed by The Guardian about the growing demand for drones, particularly in the Asia-Pacific Region. “The United States has been using drones as a weapon of warfare for a decade and it was only a matter of time before […]

Guiora Interviewed by KSL Radio on Israeli-Palestinain Conflicts

Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed by KSL radio on July 8, 2014. The interview focused on recent conflicts between Israelis and Palestinians prompted by the abduction and murder of three Israeli teens and the abduction and death of a Palestinian boy. To listen […]

Guiora Provides Media Commentary on Prisoner Exchanges

As the media continued to focus on the U.S.-Afghanistan prisoner exchange that freed U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed by several media sources. On June 2, 2014, Guiora participated in an on-line debate about prisoner exchanges published in The New York […]

Guiora Interviewed about Allegations of Chinese Cyber-Spying on U.S. Companies

Amos Guiora was interviewed recently by WTMJ radio in Milwaukee, Wisconsin about recent allegations that China has cyber spied on U.S. companies. To listen to the interview, click here.  

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 […]

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 […]

Mabey Lecture Telecast to Law Schools in U.S. and Abroad

On February 25, Ralph Mabey, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, lectured on International Bankruptcy issues from St. John’s Law School campus in Manhattan. The live telecast went to Chicago-Kent College of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, University of Illinois (Champaign and Chicago), University of Utah, ITAM (Mexico) and […]

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. […]