Chatterjee to Present from Forthcoming Text on Peace and Global Justice

Deen Chatterjee, Senior Fellow of Law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, will present excerpts from his book manuscript on peace and global justice at an invited symposium on Preventive Force and Targeted Killing at Loyola Marymount University on April 14-15. Chatterjee’s idea of just peace as preventive non-intervention critiques the just-war provision of […]

Colleen Murphy: Justice in Transitional Contexts

S.J. Quinney College of Law, Borchard Conference Room In recent decades a number of countries have emerged from long periods of repressive rule and civil conflict and have attempted the difficult transition to democracy, among them South Africa following the end of apartheid and present-day Egypt following the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak.   Such transitional societies […]

College of Law to Co-Sponsor Feb. 19-20 Tanner Human Rights Conference

The Barbara and Norman Tanner Human Rights Center, in collaboration with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York, will host its eighth annual conference on February 19-20 at the University of Utah. This year’s theme is “Building Peace in the 21st Century: Global Ethical Dialogues.” The conference will examine new challenges to […]

Chatterjee to Present on Peace, Dangerous Technologies at Copenhagen Conference

 Deen Chatterjee, Senior Fellow of Law at the University of Utah S. J. Quinney College of Law, will present his current book manuscript, Just Peace as Preventive Non-Intervention, at a conference titled “An Open World: Science, Technology and Society in the Light of Niels Bohr’s Thoughts” in Copenhagen on December 4-6.  The event, in celebration of […]

2L Hansen Chosen as a Finalist in Carnegie Council Essay Contest

2L Gage Hansen has been chosen a finalist in the Carnegie Council’s Trans-Pacific Student Essay Contest on “Ethics for a Connected World.” His essay on the U.S.-China impasse over Syria, a collaboration with Jasper Wong Yun Guang  of Singapore, will be featured in an edited compilation of 12 finalists. There were more than 100 collaborative entries from the United […]

Chatterjee’s New Book on Ethics of Preventive War Attracts Int’l Attention

The latest book by Deen Chatterjee, Senior Fellow of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, The Ethics of Preventive War, which was published last week by Cambridge University Press, is generating international attention. China’s official and largest daily, People’s Daily, has invited Chatterjee to contribute an op-ed on the book. […]

Fairness and Political Equality: India and the U.S.

Democracy in South Asia Forum presents Fairness and Political Equality: India and the U.S. Speaker: Henry S. Richardson, Georgetown University Discussants: Hiram Chodosh, Dean and Hugh B. Brown Presidential Professor of Law University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Erika George, Professor of Law University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Moderator: Deen Chatterjee, […]

Renowned Scholar Martha Nussbaum Discusses Same-Sex Marriage in Inaugural Teitelbaum Lecture, Jan 27

Can a society dedicated to equal treatment and justice for all tolerate unfounded discrimination in marriage?  That’s the question University of Chicago scholar Martha Nussbaum will address in the Inaugural Lee Teitelbaum Distinguished Lecture in Family Law, which will be held Friday, January 27, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. in the Sutherland Moot Courtroom at the […]

College of Law Faculty to Participate in Sept. 27 Indian Mediation Forum

On September 27, faculty members from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will participate in the “Mediating India” forum at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) on the U of U campus. The forum is free and open to the public.