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Guiora to speak at Université De Genève.

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora will speak at a April 26, 2016 conference at the Université De Genève titled, “Legitimacy and Drones: Cross-border Counterterrorism with UCAVs.” Guiora will present his Drone Court proposal. Read more about the conference here»

Guiora comments on plural marriage case for Radio West

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora commented for various media on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recent dismissal of a 2013 ruling that had overturned Utah’s ban on plural marriage. Listen to the Radio West interview » Trib Talk »

2016 Counter-Terrorism Simulation in the media

The 2016 College of Law’s Counter-Terrorism Simulation on April 8 garnered broad local media coverage. The annual event puts law students in realistic mock situations tests their abilities under pressure. Deseret News » KSL »

Guiora speaks at Wofford College on executive power and terrorism

Monday, March 28, 2016 – Professor Amos Guiora spoke at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina in an event titled “Executive Power and Terrorism: The Future of Law and the Constitution in the 21st Century.” The event was co-sponsored by the Spartanburg Bar Association, and included arguments for and against the expansions of executive power that have happened […]

Watch the Counter-terrorism Simulation live on April 8

Students in Professor Amos Guiora’s Global Perspectives of Counter-terrorism course spend the spring semester in a sophisticated and unique experiential learning environment. The relevance of this course is significantly heightened by recent terrorist-caused events in Istanbul and Brussels. Suicide bombers, targeted bombings, and the taking and killing of hostages are events that nations must plan […]

Guiora discusses “bystander effect” on KRCL’s Radioactive

S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Amos Guiora was a guest on Salt Lake community radio station KRCL’s “Radioactive” program. On the March 22, 2016 segment, Guiora discussed current events and the “bystander effect.” Listen to the segment on KRCL » (Guiora begins at 24 minutes)

Guiora comments on Brussels attacks for KSL Morning News

Professor Amos Guiora commented on the March 22, 2016 attacks in Brussels on the KSL Morning News. At least two dozen people were killed and more than 150 wounded, after explosions struck Brussels during the morning rush hour. Two blasts hit the international airport; another struck a metro station. Belgium has issued a Level 4 alert, denoting […]

Rolling Stone discusses FLDS decisions with Guiora

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora discussed recent FLDS related court decisions in a story titled, “Polygamist Cult Found Guilty of Violating Civil Rights: Federal court verdict that FLDS officials discriminated against non-believers could be a final blow for the mormon sect.” Amos Guiora, a law professor at the University of Utah who has […]

Guiora interviewed by CNN on FLDS decisions

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed by CNN on March 8, 2016. The story titled, “Feds deal double blow to FLDS, the sect led by the Jeffs brothers,” addresses the recent decisions handed down by the courts. Amos Guiora, a law professor at the University of Utah who has written extensively […]

Guiora Quoted in New York Times on FLDS Fraud Arrests

Amos Guiora, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in The New York Times about the 11 sect leader fraud and money-laundering arrests. When questioned about whether the sect would continue Guiora said, “For members of the church who deeply believe in the tenets of the faith, who are deeply committed to […]