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George publishes op-ed in Salt Lake Tribune on genocide in wake of Jesner v. Arab Ban ruling

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George recently published an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune. In her commentary, titled “How to get away with genocide,” George wrote: “Victims of human rights violations can no longer sue foreign corporations in U.S. Courts. With its recent decision in Jesner v. Arab Bank the U.S. […]

George to present on environmental justice at Wisconsin International Law Journal Annual Symposium

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George will present at the Wisconsin International Law Journal Annual Symposium at the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison on April 6. The theme of the conference is “Sustainable Development Goals and International Law: Intersections of Environmental Law, Human Rights and Environmental Justice.” George’s presentation is […]

George to deliver remarks at academic awards ceremony of Omega Phi Psi Fraternity

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George will be the keynote speaker for the academic awards ceremony of Omega Phi Psi Fraternity.  The Omegas are the first fraternal organization founded at Howard University which is one of the nation’s oldest historically black higher education institutions based in Washington D.C.   Originally designed […]

George to speak in Paris on corporate social responsibility

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George will be the keynote speaker at a Nov.22 event at the HEC House of Alumni in Paris on “Enforcing Corporate Social Responsibility by Reporting and Rankings.” George’s talk will examine the emergence and evolution of selected ranking and reporting frameworks in the expanding realm […]

George contributes to new book, “Building a Treaty on Business and Human Rights”

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George is a contributor to a new book, Building a Treaty on Business and Human Rights. George will also be participating on a panel of the book’s launch later this month at a UN forum. Learn more about the book here.

George interviewed by Iowa Public Radio on ag-gag laws

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George recently appeared on Iowa Public Radio to discuss a newly filed lawsuit in that state.  Animal rights and free speech organizations filed a lawsuit earlier this month against the State of Iowa challenging a state law from 2012, often referred to as Iowa’s ag-gag […]

George appears on BYU’s “Top of Mind” to discuss ag-gag laws

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George recently appeared on BYU Radio’s “Top of Mind” with Julie Rose to discuss ag-gag laws.  At least nine states have “ag-gag” laws on the books. A federal judge recently ruled one such law in Utah unconstitutional. These laws make it a crime to lie […]

George wrote Op-ed for Salt Lake Tribune on Utah’s ‘ag-gag’ law

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George submitted an op-ed for the Salt Lake Tribune titled, “Op-ed: Court ruling voiding Utah’s ‘ag-gag’ law got it right and other states should copy it.”

New research by George on global supply chains featured by Institute of Human Rights and Business

New research by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George was featured in a blog by the Institute of Human Rights and Business, a think tank based in London. George and co-author David Wofford authored the blog to promote their new research,  Recognizing Women’s Rights at Work: Health and Women Workers […]

George participates in events at Occidental College, University of Connecticut

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George recently presented her work at two events. George appeared in Los Angeles at Occidental to discuss a portion of a forthcoming book chapter, “Security and Sustainability in Complex Contexts from Conflict to Cooperation in Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives: The Voluntary Principles on Security, Corporate Responsibility and […]