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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

Counter-terrorism Simulation 2015

Details coming soon! This event will be streamed online.

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 […]

Counter-terrorism Simulation 2014

Counter-terrorism Simulation 2014 The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will stream a live Counter-terrorism Simulation designed to test participants’ ability to identify, address, and solve complex legal and ethical dilemmas. The Simulation is an annual event created by Professor Guiora as part of his class on counter-terrorism that implements classroom knowledge in […]

College of Law Students Gain Valuable Experience in April 4 Counter-terrorism Simulation

On Friday, April 4, students in the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Global Perspectives on Counter-Terrorism class will gain valuable skills by participating in a simulation of something they hope never to experience in real life– a terrorism event. In the daylong simulation, students, who are role-playing senior members of the American […]

Baradaran Coauthors Penn Law Review Article, Participates in Fordham University Symposium

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, recently coauthored an article for the University of Pennsylvania Law Review titled “Funding Terror.” The article addresses the imperative need to stop the funding stream of terrorist groups. The full article can be viewed here. Professor Baradaran also participated […]

Stanford Club Invites Faculty, Staff and Students to Panel Discussion on Terrorism

On Thursday, May 23, the Stanford Club of Utah will host a panel discussion, “The Future: Terrorism and Law Enforcement,” at the Commander’s House at Fort Douglas, 1965 Trobriand Street in Salt Lake City. All College of Law faculty, staff and students are invited.  A suggested donation of $15 is requested at the door. Panelists […]