George Appointed to ABA Human Rights Board

Professor Erika George has been appointed to the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Center for Human Rights Board. The Center’s multi-faceted mission includes helping to fulfill the ABA’s potential to advance human rights and the rule of law in the United States and around the world. This includes facilitating a broad range of ABA human-rights activities […]

George Speaks on Food Rights and Corporate Respect for Human Rights at NYU Conferences

Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will speak on ranking and reporting corporate respect for human rights at the Institute for International Law and Justice at New York University School of Law. Her July 6, 2015 presentation is entitled “Indicators as Enforcement: Regulating the Corporate Social […]

George Discusses Issues Facing Utah Women on Good4 Utah

On May 1, 2015, Professor Erika George appeared on the morning broadcast of Good4Utah to discuss the gender wage gap,  pressures facing women in the workplace, women in politics, and women in education. Click here to view the interview.    

George Presents at Georgetown on Human Right to Health

On Thursday, April 9, Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will present at Georgetown Law on “Incorporating Rights: The Human Right to Health and Pharmaceutical Industry Responsibility for Access to Medicine.” George’s presentation, which is sponsored by the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law […]

George to Be Honored for Her Work Helping Victims of Sexual Violence at April 3 Ceremony

Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been selected to receive a Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) award for the work she has done to help victims of sexual violence in the state of Utah. In particular, the award recognizes George’s efforts on behalf of refugee […]

George to Speak at Harvard Law School April 7, 2015

Professor Erika George is to speak at Harvard Law School on April 7, 2015. Her lecture is titled “Incorporating Rights: The Role of Lawyers in Business and the Human Rights Movement.” Click here for more Information »

George Interviewed on Good4Utah About Ebola, Leary Lecture

On March 10, 2015, Professor Erika George was interviewed on ABC affiliate Good4Utah about the Leary Lecture, Imagining Global Health with Justice: Lessons from the Ebola Epidemic. View the ABC 4 interview »

George, Wildermuth to Appear at Sustainability in Diversity Dinner, Feb. 25

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professors Erika George and Amy Wildermuth will appear at the Earth U Sustainability in Diversity Mentorship Dinner on February 25 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. in the Gould Auditorium a the Marriott Library on the University of Utah campus. The dinner focuses on bringing many voices to sustainability issues […]

George Presents at Washington and Lee Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility

On February 13, 2015, Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will present on corporate social responsibility and the human right to water at symposium sponsored by the Washington and Lee Journal of Energy, Climate and the Environment. George will appear on a panel titled “Enforcing Sustainable […]

George’s paper on Business and Human Rights among SSRN’s Top 10

Professor Erika George’s paper, “Commentary on the OHCHR’S Study on Domestic Law Remedies: Corporate Liability for Gross Human Rights Abuses,” was recently listed on SSRN’s Top Ten download list for CGN: Corporate Social Responsibility/Corporate Citizenship. As of January 5, 2015, the paper had been downloaded 16 times. Click here to read the paper.