Mallat’s New Text Slated for January 2015 Publication

Chibli Mallat, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has completed a new text, Philosophy of Nonviolence, which is slated for publication by Oxford University Press in January 2015. In other news, Mallat visited Baghdad in August to support the constitutional process in the change of prime minister. During […]

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 […]

Mallat Discusses Personal History, Nonviolence, and Human Rights in ShiaWatch Interview

Chibli Mallat, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is interviewed in the current issue of ShiaWatch, a publication that provides news and information about Lebanon. The article, which describes Mallat as a “lawyer, academic and humanist,” covers his professional achievements, current work, and vision for Lebanon. Mallat also […]

Mallat Participates in BBC Forum Program on ‘Making Good Law’

Chibli Mallat, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, recently participated in a 45-minute BBC Forum program, “Making Good Law.” The BBC World Service’s description of the program states, “As post-revolutionary societies across the Arab world grapple with the task of creating new legal frameworks, Bridget Kendall brings together […]

Global Justice Center Hosts Ground-breaking Palestinian Judge

On Monday, February 25, 2013, the Center for Global Justice hosted Judge Kholoud al-Faqih and filmmaker Erika Cohn for a discussion of Judge Kholoud’s appointment as the first female judge on a Shari’a court in the Middle East and a screening of the trailer for the documentary Three Judges. Moderated by Professor Erika George and through […]

Celebration of Chaired Professors

Celebration of Chaired Professors University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Reception from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sutherland Moot Court Room With chaired professorships, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law celebrates our supporters in the community and many of our excellent faculty. Chairs are named after those we honor: our community leaders […]

Mallat to Present at Yale, NYU Symposiums

On March 29, Chibli Mallat, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will present “Human Rights and Political Change in the Arab World” at Yale School’s Bernstein Symposium. On March 30, he will participate in an NYU Law School symposium titled Constitutional Transitions in the Middle East, which is […]

Mallat Publishes Three Op-Eds

Chibli Mallat, Professor of Law at the  University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has recently published three op-eds on the Jurist legal news and research website, as well as on Ahram Online. Mallat’s three editorials are:  “Syrian Diplomatic Recognition in International Law,” which argues that the international community should take measured steps to […]

March 3 Panel to Consider "Watershed" Changes in Middle East

From Tunisia to Egypt, revolution is sweeping across the Middle East. Non-violent resistance to authoritarian regimes, new political systems, and the rise of democratic institutions promise to have an enormous impact on the region’s economic and political environment. On Thursday, March 3 at 12:15 p.m., a panel of experts on the region, its history and politics, will discuss these changes in an open forum at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, titled “Spring in the Middle East: Revolution 2.0.”

Mallat quoted on UN Tribunal in Toronto Star, profiled in L'Orient Le-Jour

Chibli Mallat, a professor of law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in the Toronto Star last week and was also profiled in L’Orient Le-Jour.