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Guiora interviewed in PeaceCast podcast about Israeli soldier convicted of manslaughter
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora participated in the PeaceCast podcast about the Azaria Trial manslaughter ruling on Jan. 3. Guiora discussed the complexity involved with the trial, Israeli society and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). Listen to the full podcast here »
Is There an Alternative to “Peacekeeping” Failures?
By Wayne McCormack for GlobalJusticeBlog.com. A recent article on the Foreign Policy blog describes the knowledge of White House officials about the genocide unfolding in Rwanda in 1994 and their willful decision to pull UN peacekeeping forces out of the country. The article seems startling but all it really does is add details to what […]
Mallat Interviewed by Oxford University Press’s OUP Blog
On March 16 2015, S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Chibli Mallet was interviewed by OUP Blog is a post titled “Nonviolence, revolution, and the Arab Spring.” In 2011, the Middle East saw more people peacefully protesting long-entrenched dictatorships than at any time in its history. The dictators of Tunisia, Egypt, and Yemen were deposed […]
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 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. […]
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 […]
Mallat Delivers Lecture, Publishes Article and Completes Book
In June 2014, Chibli Mallat, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was elected a member of the International Academy of Comparative Law. In May, he delivered the closing public lecture at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, in Paris. He also published an article, “Al-Manahej al-qanuniyya li-huquq […]
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 […]