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0FacultyAnghie, AntonyProfessorHuman Rights, International Law
0FacultyMallat, ChibliPresidential Professor, ProfessorConstitutional Law, European Law, Global Justice Reform, Human Rights, International Law, Middle East Law
2FellowsChatterjee, DeenSenior FellowGlobal Justice, Human Rights, Religion and Culture, War and Peace
0FacultyGeorge, ErikaProfessorBusiness, Constitutional Law, Corporate Law, Ethics, Gender, Human Rights, International Law, Race and Law

News and Events

George Participates in United Nations Human Rights Discussion in Geneva

On September 23-24, 2014, Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and Co-Director of the Center for Global Justice, participated in a United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) expert meeting about remedies for corporate involvement in gross human rights abuses. The meeting was based […]

Prostitution, Child Predators and the Internet

By Ronda Woolston for GlobalJusticeBlog.com – Like many facets of life, the advent of the Internet and related technology is changing the sex industry and how child sex predators (hereinafter “predators”) can be tracked down. Prostitutes can now use the Internet not only to advertise their services but also to avoid danger. While predators have found […]

Mallat Delivers Lecture, Publishes Article and Completes Book

In June 2014, Chibli Mallat, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was elected a member of the International Academy of Comparative Law. In May, he delivered the closing public lecture at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, in Paris. He also published an article, “Al-Manahej al-qanuniyya li-huquq […]

Putting Your Money Where your Morals Are? Information to Curb Conflict and Influence Corporate Conduct

by Erika George – Imagine being able to ensure that the electronic devices we use daily do not fund further violence in a region where rape is routinely used as a weapon of terror in a decades old conflict that has cost millions of lives. Unfortunately, access to information just became more complicated for concerned […]

’14 Grads Wightman and LeCates Earn Accolades for Human Rights Research Papers

2014 graduates Rebekah Wightman and Liesel LeCates recently earned accolades from Pax, a leading Dutch human rights organization, for research papers they undertook on behalf of the organization as part of a directed research project for Professor Amos Guiora. Michel Uiterwaal, Advisor on Extractives, Human Rights and Conflict at Pax, wrote of Wightman’s paper, titled, […]

George Contributes Chapter to New Book on Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights Abuses

Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, contributed a chapter to the new ABA book Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights Impacts: New Expectations and Paradigms. George’s chapter is titled “Influencing the Impact of Business on Human Rights.”  

Chatterjee to Present from Forthcoming Text on Peace and Global Justice

Deen Chatterjee, Senior Fellow of Law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, will present excerpts from his book manuscript on peace and global justice at an invited symposium on Preventive Force and Targeted Killing at Loyola Marymount University on April 14-15. Chatterjee’s idea of just peace as preventive non-intervention critiques the just-war provision of […]

Tanner Human Rights Conference

Building Peace in the 21st Century: Global Ethical Dialogues The Barbara and Norman Tanner Human Rights Center, in collaboration with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York and in partnership with S. J. Quinney College of Law at the U, will host its eighth annual conference on February 19-20 at the […]

David Deisley- Free, Prior, and Informed Consent: Observations on the Role of Extractive Industries in Advancing Human Rights for Indigenous Peoples

A Wallace Stegner Green Bag S.J. Quinney College of Law, Room 106 A consensus has emerged that Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) is a cornerstone component of the rights of indigenous peoples. Yet, a lack of understanding and consensus on how to “operationalize” FPIC persists. This ambiguity is the basis for challenges to extractive […]

Center for Global Justice: Human Trafficking Workshop

S.J. Quinney College, Sutherland Moot Courtroom The Center for Global Justice presents a daylong event to explore the local implications of human trafficking and forced labor in Utah, the global context in which these human rights violations take place, and the impediments to progress and eradication on local, national, and international fronts. The workshop’s objective is […]