Guiora Quoted in Vice News Article about New Indian Drones

Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in an April 8, 2105 Vice News article, “Police in India Now Have Drones That Can Shower Unruly Crowds with Pepper Spray.” In response to concerns about the protection of civil liberties and the risks inherent in remote […]

Counter-Terrorism Simulation Gains Local Media Attention

On April 10, 2015, students involved in the S.J. Quinney College of Law Global Perspectives on Counter-Terrorism course participated in the eighth annual counter-terrorism simulation. ABC4 Utah attended part of the simulation and broadcast a story about the event. See the news clip here »

U law students practice taking the helm during a terrorism attack

Twenty-two students enrolled in professor Amos Guiora’s course will participate in three counter-terrorism simulations on April 10. (April 1, 2015) —A bomb explodes at the finish line of a marathon packed with spectators. A troop of armed gunmen storm the offices of a political newspaper, intent on stopping the press by shooting a group of […]

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 Discusses Drone Sales on RT America

Published February 18, 2015, on RT America – The State Department has announced a new policy change that will allow for the sale of weaponized drones to allied nations, but the consequences are far from clear considering recent events and regime changes in the Middle East. RT’s Ben Swann speaks with Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at […]

Baradaran, Guiora Discuss U.S. Options for Fighting the Islamic State on Trib Talk

On February 18, 2015, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professors Shima Baradaran and Amos Guiora appeared on The Salt Lake Tribune’s “Trib Talk” program to discuss U.S. options for fighting the Islamic State and how an expanded U.S. presence will play in the region. Click here to view the program.

Guiora Quoted in Huffington Post Article on U.S. Sale of Armed Drones to Allies

On February 18, 2015, Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in a Huffington Post article, “U.S. Allows Sale of Armed Drones to Allies with Clean Human Rights Records.” Commenting on the claim by critics that the U.S. is emphasizing human rights and international law […]

Guiora Weighs In on New FAA Rules for Commercial Drones on Local Newscast

On February 15, 2015, Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law was interviewed on Good4Utah about the FAA’s new rules governing commercial drones. “The time has finally come [to manage drones] because in essence, at the moment, the skies are the Wild West,” Guiora said. To view […]

Guiora Presents at Feb. 19 Hinckley Institute Event

Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law,  presented at a lunchtime Hinckley Institute of Politics event on February 19 at noon. The discussion, which also featured co-presenter Bill Warren, University of Utah Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, was titled, “Terrorism and today’s media: Roles, responsibilities and the changing […]

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. […]