George to Speak at UCLA-Harvard Law School Conference on Food Law and Policy

Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will speak at an October 24-25 conference, “Transparency in the Global Food System: What Information and to What Ends?,” to be held on the UCLA campus. Her contribution considers human rights abuses in supply chains and the role of transparency in […]

George Participates in United Nations Human Rights Discussion in Geneva

On September 23-24, 2014, Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and Co-Director of the Center for Global Justice, participated in a United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) expert meeting about remedies for corporate involvement in gross human rights abuses. The meeting was based […]

George Publishes Article on Global Enterprise Global Justice

Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, published an article in the University of St. Thomas Law Journal, “Incorporating Rights: Empire, Global Enterprise, and Global Justice.” According to the abstract, George’s article “traces the history and evolution of corporate responsibility under international law to contextualize the developing […]

George Quoted in KSL 5 Story about Downing of Malaysian Jet in Ukraine

Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in a KSL 5 story about the July downing of a Malaysian jet in Eastern Ukraine. To view the news story, click here.

Putting Your Money Where your Morals Are? Information to Curb Conflict and Influence Corporate Conduct

by Erika George – Imagine being able to ensure that the electronic devices we use daily do not fund further violence in a region where rape is routinely used as a weapon of terror in a decades old conflict that has cost millions of lives. Unfortunately, access to information just became more complicated for concerned […]

George to Present at Women’s Giving Circle Event on May 8, Provides Commentary for WalletHub Article on Pay Inequality

On Thursday, May 8, Erika George, a Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will present a lecture titled “Empowerment Rights & the Status of Women: Global Standards & Local Strategies to Promote Equality.” The 6:00 p.m. event, sponsored by Women’s Giving Circle, will be held at the Utah […]

George Interviewed by KSL about Sterling’s Ban for Life

Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed by KSL TV about the NBA’s ban for life of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling in response to racist comments Sterling allegedly made. To access the story, and George’s interview, click here.

George Contributes Chapter to New Book on Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights Abuses

Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, contributed a chapter to the new ABA book Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights Impacts: New Expectations and Paradigms. George’s chapter is titled “Influencing the Impact of Business on Human Rights.”  

George to Present on Child Labor and Human Rights at Upcoming Conferences

On Friday, April 4, Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will present at a conference titled “Confronting Child Labor in the Global Agriculture Supply Chain,” to be held at UC Davis School of Law. George will serve as the will serve as the children’s rights/human rights […]

Workshop Explores Human Trafficking, a ‘Global Problem with Very Real Local Impacts’

by Jacqueline Morrison On Friday, January 10, 2014 the Center for Global Justice at the S.J. Quinney College of Law hosted a workshop to explore the issue of human trafficking, a global problem with very real impacts in Utah. The event combined panel presentations from local advocates and officials, a keynote address from a renowned […]