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0FacultyGuiora, AmosProfessor (Lecturer)Counterterrorism, Criminal Law, International Law, National Security, Religion
0FacultyBaradaran, ShimaAssociate ProfessorCounterterrorism, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, International Law
0FacultyMcCormack, WayneProfessorCivil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Counterterrorism, International Law

News and Events

Guiora Discusses Possible Homeland Security Shutdown with ABC4

On February 24, 2015 Professor Amos Guiora discussed the possible shutdown of Department of Homeland Security as funding is cut off this coming Friday. See the ABC4 interview and read the story »

Guiora Comments on Woman Held By Jordan Has Close Ties To Islamic State

Professor Amos Guiora was quoted on the January 29, 2015 edition of NPR’s Morning Edition. The discussion was focused on the ISIS hostage exchange. Jordan has indicated that it is willing to swap a convicted terrorist for a Jordanian pilot held captive by the so-called Islamic State. The terrorist is a woman named Sajida al-Rishawi. […]

In Aftermath of Paris Terror Attack, Guiora Comments in Local, National Media

In the aftermath of the January 7, 2015, terror attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law,  has been interviewed or commented in several local and national media outlets. He was interviewed by the ABC affiliate Good4Utah for […]

Drone Court Proposal: A Response to Professor Vladeck

By Jeffery S. Brand, Amos Guiora and Steven Barela for GlobalJusticeBlog.com. This post is in response to “Drone Courts: The Wrong Solution to the Wrong Problem,” by Steve Vladeck originally posted on justsecurity.org December 2, 2014. Professor Brand is the co-author, along with University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora, of an […]

Counter-terrorism Simulation 2015

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., MST, S.J. Quinney College of Law Watch students of Professor Guiora’s Global Perspectives on Counter-terrorism course work through real-time scenarios in the 8th Annual Counter-Terrorism Simulation, Friday, April 10th. The Simulation is designed to test each student’s crisis management skills through realistic replication of current events. The course interspersed four […]

Destroying the Past: ISIS and Our World Cultural Heritage

By Alexis Jones for GlobalJusticeBlog.com. From the destruction of the Library of Alexandria in Egypt, to the Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan, and the shrines, churches and mosques of Iraq and Syria, the loss of cultural heritage has plagued the world for centuries. In our current chapter of world history, the Islamic State in Iraq and […]

Degrade and Destroy

By Amos Guiora for the Global Justice Blog. [Note: This Global Justice Blog post is a counterpoint to a post earlier in the week by Professor Wayne McCormack titled, “Obama-Bashing Lets the Jihadists Suck Us In Again.” Professor Guiora also asked that we link to President Obama’s comments on ISIL dated September 10, 2014]   […]

Obama-Bashing Lets the Jihadists Suck Us In Again

by Wayne McCormack for the Global Justice Blog. [Note: I have three close colleagues and friends with on-the-ground combat experience on whom I tried a draft of this essay. I have never been in a military uniform and never fired a weapon. My friend and colleague Amos Guiora disagreed with my rant but promised to […]

Guiora Comments on ISIS in ABC 4 Utah Interview

“The ISIS violence, whether it be in Syria, Iraq, I think maybe Jordan may well be next, is violence and barbarity on a scale we haven’t seen in decades,” said University of Utah Law Professor, Amos Guiora. See the interview »

Baradaran to Participate in FATF Conference

On Friday, April 25, Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law, will participate in the New York Law School Law Review Conference titled Combating Threats to the International Financial System: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The symposium will discuss the FATF and their efforts to address international money laundering and terrorist financing. Baradaran will be […]