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Mallat to Present International Talks

Chibli Mallat, a Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will present three international talks during the Week of February 22. On February 22, he will speak at Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences-Po, Mediterranean campus), on “Israel-Palestine: preparer l’apres-guerre.” On February 24, he will speak at Universite Saint Joseph in […]

Mallat to Participate in Feb. 16 Hinckley Forum

On Tuesday, February 16, Chibli Mallat, a Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will participate in a Hinckley Forum, “Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity: Applying the Concepts to the Past.”

Mallat ‘Converses’ with Obama in Daily Star Op Ed

On Thursday, December 17, Chibli Mallat, a Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and the editor of the Lebanon Daily Star’s legal page, published the first of several “conversations” with President Barack Obama based on a transcript of Obama’s speech at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony on December […]

Mallat, Hamoudi Coauthor Daily Star Op-Ed

Chibli Mallat, a Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, and Haider Hamoudi, an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh, coauthored a November 19 op-ed in the Lebanon Daily Star. Titled “Iraq at a crossroads: Constitutional Review Committee fills in crucial gaps,” the op-ed praises the […]

Mallat Publishes New Legal Text on Iraq

Chibli Mallat, a Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, recently published a new legal text titled  Iraq: Guide to Law and Policy. Described in Aspen Publishers’ promotional materials as “an essential tool for understanding the issues and choices required for well-informed policy decisions,” the 480-page text “offers timely […]

3L Publishes Article Examining Islamic and Mormon Polygamy

Nate Olsen, a 3L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, recently published an article in the inaugural issue of the Intermountain West Journal of Religious Studies, a new student-edited journal at Utah State University. Olsen’s article, “Marriage and Divorce in Islamic and Mormon Polygamy,” came out of Professor Chibli Mallat’s Middle Eastern […]

Mallat to Speak at University of Kentucky College of Law

Chibli Mallat, a Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will speak at the University of Kentucky College of Law on October 22, as the first speaker in that College’s upcoming Randall-Park Colloquium Series.  Mallat will discuss “How the US casebook can feature in decision-making: From Iraq-Guide to Law […]

Mallat Publishes Article on ‘Morass in Afghanistan’

Chibli Mallat, Presidential Professor of Law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, published an op-ed titled “Heuristics and Loya Jerga for the Afghan Morass” in the October 15 edition of the Lebanon Daily Star. In the article, Mallat stresses the importance of developing a ‘credible government’ in Afghanistan.

Mallat, Chodosh Contribute Op-Eds to Lebanon Daily Star

On September 25, Hiram Chodosh, Dean of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, and Chibli Mallat, Professor of Law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, each contributed op-ed pieces to the Lebanon Daily Star newspaper. Chodosh’s contribution was titled “Corruption and its Challenges: The Battle to Stop a Universal Problem.” It is […]

Mallat Publishes Daily Star Editorial

On July 16, Chibli Mallat, a professor of law at the S.J.Quinney College of Law, published an op-ed in the Lebanon Daily Star. The op-ed, titled “Reconciliation in Iraq: taking the Constitution seriously,” explores the possibility of a constitutional reconciliation in Iraq as a means of developing “legal routes to address inevitable problems, and provides […]