Faculty

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0FacultyGuiora, AmosProfessor (Lecturer)Counterterrorism, Criminal Law, International Law, National Security, Religion
0FacultyAnghie, AntonyProfessorHuman Rights, International Law
1Visiting FacultyKingsbury, BenedictVisiting ProfessorInternational Law
0FacultyMallat, ChibliPresidential Professor, ProfessorConstitutional Law, European Law, Global Justice Reform, Human Rights, International Law, Middle East Law
0FacultyJohnson, ChristianProfessor, Hugh B. Brown Presidential Endowed Chair in LawBanking and Finance, Business, Corporate Law, International Law, Taxation
0FacultyGeorge, ErikaProfessorBusiness, Constitutional Law, Corporate Law, Ethics, Gender, Human Rights, International Law, Race and Law
0FacultyBaradaran, ShimaAssociate ProfessorCounterterrorism, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, International Law
0FacultyMcCormack, WayneProfessorCivil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Counterterrorism, International Law

News and Events

Guiora joins MPR Discussion on Views of Iran Nuclear Deal

On July 15, 2015, Professor Amos Guiora joined Minnesota Public Radio for a discussion on the recent Iran nuclear deal. Guiora expressed his views with guests Joe Cirincione and George Condon. Listen to the complete MPR segment »

U Law Professor’s Research an Emerging Voice in “Conflict Mineral” Debate

University of Utah News Center May 28, 2015– On June 1, companies across the U.S. will provide reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission documenting whether the products they manufacture contain minerals mined in Congo —an area known to force people to mine for minerals amid armed conflict and human rights abuses. It’s only the […]

Schwartz quoted in Wall Street Journal on Conflict Minerals

S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Jeff Schwartz was quoted in the May 19, 2015 edition of the Wall Street Journal in a story titled, “EU Readies for Vote on Conflict Minerals” “If the goal of the reports is to expose these companies that have problematic sourcing practices to the public, I would argue that […]

Is There an Alternative to “Peacekeeping” Failures?

By Wayne McCormack for GlobalJusticeBlog.com. A recent article on the Foreign Policy blog[1] describes the knowledge of White House officials about the genocide unfolding in Rwanda in 1994 and their willful decision to pull UN peacekeeping forces out of the country. The article seems startling but all it really does is add details to what […]

Guiora Quoted in AMI Magazine About the American Hostage Killed in Drone Strike

Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in the AMI Magazine National and World News section about the American and the Italian hostages killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan. AMI Magazine article page 1 » AMI Magazine article page »

George Interviewed on Good4Utah About Ebola, Leary Lecture

On March 10, 2015, Professor Erika George was interviewed on ABC affiliate Good4Utah about the Leary Lecture, Imagining Global Health with Justice: Lessons from the Ebola Epidemic. View the ABC 4 interview »

The Invisible Crime: Human Trafficking in Utah

By Liza Bacon and Gabrielle Barker for GlobalJusticeBlog.com. On February 12, 2014, the Center for Global Justice, S.J. Quinney College of Law and the Social Justice Student Initiative were honored to welcome Veteran Fire Captain Fernando Rivero for “The Invisible Crime: Human Trafficking in Utah.” The event was widely attended by over 200 attendees that […]

Establishing the Rule of Law in Afghanistan

1 CLE credit (approval pending). David Schwendiman, a 1976 UofU law grad, continues to take on some of the most fascinating roles that a lawyer can play on the global stage. After four years in Afghanistan, he is on his way to become Chief Prosecutor of the European Union’s Special Investigative Task Force on Kosovo. […]

Schwartz Posts Paper on Conflict Minerals

On January 11, 2015, Professor Jeff Schwartz posted a paper titled, The Conflict Minerals Experiment. Download the full paper here » Abstract:  In Section 1502 of Dodd-Frank, Congress instructed the SEC to draft rules that would require public companies to report annually on whether their products contain certain Congolese minerals. This unprecedented legislation and the SEC rulemaking that followed […]

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 […]