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Guiora quoted in Deseret News about “deepfakes” and manipulated media

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was quoted in a Deseret News article titled, ‘Deepfakes’ easy to make, hard to detect, lawmakers learn in Congressional hearing.

Guiora interviewed by Washington Post about Cleary’s prison sentence for attempted threat of terrorism

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed by the Washington Post about free speech and terrorism in an article titled, “He pledged to kill ‘as many girls as I see’ in mass shooting. After second chances, he’s going to prison.“

Guiora interviewed on KRCL about synagogue shooting

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed on KRCL RadioActive show about a synagogue shooting, antisemitism and white supremacy. Click here to listen to the full interview »

Guiora interviewed on KRCL about re-election of Netanyahu

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed on KRCL’s RadioActive show about the re-election of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and how it changes Israel’s political landscape. Listen to the show here (starts at 34:45) »

Counter-terrorism simulation draws media attention

On Friday, April 5 the S.J. Quinney College of Law hosted the annual counter-terrorism simulation. Students enrolled in a course taught by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora participate in the simulation. Two courses are associated with the counter terrorism simulation; the first, titled “Basic Perspectives on Counter-Terrorism” gives students […]

Guiora interviewed by KSL radio on increasing tension in the Middle East

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed on KSL’s Jeff Caplan show about the rockets fired at Tel-Aviv earlier this week. Click here to listen the the interview »

Guiora interviewed by KUTV about Trump’s emergency declaration

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora recently appeared on KUTV to discuss potential legal ramifications of an emergency declaration by President Donald Trump. View the full segment here.

Guiora and Cassell testify at Utah State Legislature in support of proposed bystanders bill

Amos Guiora and Paul Cassell, both professors at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, this week appeared at the Utah State Legislature to testify in support of H.B. 170, “911 Responsibilities in an Emergency.”  The bill would require bystanders to dial 911 when they have knowledge that another individual is in peril […]

Guiora appears on KRCL to discuss immigration policies of Trump administration

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora recently appeared on KRCL’s RadioActive show with Lara Jones to discuss the immigration practices of the Trump administration in relation to the role of bystanders when such events happen.  

Guiora publishes op-ed in Washington Post on renewed anti-Semitism in Germany

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora recently published an op-ed in The Washington Post.  In the commentary, titled “Germany must confront its new wave of anti-Semitism — even if those behind it aren’t German,” Guiora wrote: “The Research and Information Office on Anti-Semitism in Berlin published a survey documenting 947 incidents of […]