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Media Corner: Amos Guiora available to discuss the limits of free speech and post-election hyperbole

The outcome of the 2016 U.S. Election has exposed a divided America. With fallout continuing and a “NotMyPresident” movement trending on Twitter and spilling into the streets in the form of protests, questions are emerging about the limits of free speech. When does free speech cross over into hate speech? What are the consequences of […]

Media Corner: Amos Guiora available to discuss free speech trial of Geert Wilders

A University of Utah law professor is an expert witness in a high-profile trial underway in Amsterdam. Amos Guiora has submitted written expert testimony to address issues of free speech in the trial of Dutch Member of Parliament,  Geert Wilders. Wilders is being prosecuted by the Dutch government for hate speech related to comments about […]

Guiora interviewed by Fox 13 about Sister Wives case

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora fielded a media interview with Fox 13 about the Sister Wives case and an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.  View the segment here. 

Guiora interviewed by Minnesota Public Radio on how 9/11 changed planning for terrorism

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora spoke to Minnesota Public Radio on Thursday about life after 9/11, specifically about how the events of Sept. 11, 2001 changed the way terrorism is planned for and thought about.  Listen to the full segment here.

Guiora talks “Crime of Complicity: The Bystander in the Holocaust” with KRCL public radio

On August 23, 2016, S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora discussed “Crime of Complicity: The Bystander in the Holocaust” with KRCL radio’s Lara Jones and Noor Ul-Hasan. Hear the complete segment »

Guiora discusses “just living with terrorism” with The New York Times, MPR.

On July 15, 2016 S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora participated in The New York Times‘ “Room for Debate” discussion titled, “Can We Just ‘Live With’ Terrorism.” Guiora was joined by Paul Rosenzweig, Liah Greenfield, Michael Mukasey and Noura Erkat. Attacks reinforce how vulnerable democratic nations are in the face of extremism and terrorism. […]

Guiora comments on “Death by Drone in Dallas” for Ami Magazine

Reprinted with permission from Ami Magazine. S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora commented on the drone killing of Micah Johnson during the shooting of police in July. The story, titled “Death by Drone in Dallas,” ran in Ami Magazine. Death by Drone in Dallas Amid all the racial tension and havoc caused by […]

Guiora publishes Huffington Post blog on need for genocide education

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora published a blog op-ed in the Huffington Post with co-author Professor Susan Bitensky, Michigan State University College of Law. The editorial, titled “The ABCs Of Genocide Prevention,” discusses the need for more genocide education in public schools. The mortifying fact is that, since that spectacular bloodletting, we have […]

Guiora comments on genocide history education for Newsweek

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed by Newsweek for a June 20, 2016 story titled, “‘Invaluable Lessons’: More States Making Holocaust, Genocide Education a Must.” It’s important not only to learn about the Holocaust, but to address the broader lessons and questions it raises, he tells Newsweek. It “strikes me as a […]

Guiora weighs in on internet privacy in wake of Orlando shootings

On June 13, 2016 S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora spoke with ABC4’s Glen Mills about Internet privacy in the wake of the Orlando nightclub shootings that killed 49 people and injured many more. “The fact you are on a watch list, and the fact that you have been brought in for questioning or that […]