George to Be Honored at SLC’s Human Rights Day Celebration

On Wednesday, December 10, Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will be honored by Salt Lake City’s Human Rights Commission and the Mayor’s Office of Diversity and Human Rights. The event commemorates the 66th anniversary of the United Nations’ ratification of the Universal Declaration of Human […]

George Presents Book Chapter at Washington & Lee College of Law

On November 3, Professor Erika George presented a portion of her forthcoming book at Washington & Lee College of Law. The chapter that George presented from is titled “Incorporating Rights: The Evolution and Implications of International Corporate Responsibility Initiatives.”

George Speaks at UCLA, Guests on Heritage Radio Program

On October 24, Erika George, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was a panelist at the UCLA-Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Conference, held at the UCLA School of Law. The conference was titled Transparency in the Global Food System: What Information and to What Ends. George […]

George Interviewed on South African Talk Radio Station

Erika George, Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was interviewed recently by host Lawrence Thlabane on Power 98.7, a talk radio station in South Africa. She spoke on the subject of virginity testing in Swaziland. To listen to a recording of the program, click here.

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 […]