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There’s rarely a day in today’s charged political world when the phrase “fake news” doesn’t creep into the headlines. From discussion on when and if Twitter should suspend President Donald Trump’s account for ongoing inflammatory statements to ongoing debate over how corporations like Facebook should monitor and regulate the spreading of false information through social […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George will participate in a panel discussion for a movie screening titled, “Long Nights Journey Into Day – South Africa’s Search for Truth and Reconciliation.” The event will take place on May 23 at 7 p.m. at the Park City Library building. George will focus […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George was recently honored with the Legacy Award from the Black Student Union for her service to students. George was honored at the 9th Annual Legacy Banquet on Jan.18 on campus. The event included dinner and a silent auction, with proceeds benefiting professional development and […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George recently gave a presentation at the II Kharkiv International Legal Forum on Ukraine Business and Human Rights Presentation on Women’s Rights at Work. The event was hosted by the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine.
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George will serve as the interim director of the Tanner Center for Human Rights during the 2018-2019 academic year. George will take the helm while Thomas Maloney, professor of economics and current director, takes a sabbatical. At the College of Law, George teaches constitutional law, […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George will present a paper she coauthored with former Quinney fellow Elizabeth Thomas at the Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL) Conference at the National University of Singapore on July 19-21. The paper is titled, “The Imperative of Including Human Rights Issues in Investment […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George wrote a paper titled, “Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Media Corporations: Incorporating Human Rights Through Rankings, Self-Regulation and Shareholder Resolutions.” The article was recently listed on SSRN’s top ten download list for Law & Society: Public Law – Corporations. View the article here »
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George appeared on Utah Public Radio to discuss President Donald Trump’s signing of an executive order to allow families to be detained together under his “zero tolerance” immigration policy. Listen to the full segment here.
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George recently published an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune. In her commentary, titled “How to get away with genocide,” George wrote: “Victims of human rights violations can no longer sue foreign corporations in U.S. Courts. With its recent decision in Jesner v. Arab Bank the U.S. […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George will present at the Wisconsin International Law Journal Annual Symposium at the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison on April 6. The theme of the conference is “Sustainable Development Goals and International Law: Intersections of Environmental Law, Human Rights and Environmental Justice.” George’s presentation is […]