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0FacultyGuiora, AmosProfessor (Lecturer)Counterterrorism, Criminal Law, International Law, National Security, Religion
0FacultyBaradaran, ShimaAssociate ProfessorCounterterrorism, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, International Law
0FacultyMcCormack, WayneProfessorCivil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Counterterrorism, International Law

News and Events

McCormack appears on KUTV to discuss counter-terrorism issues in wake of hydrogen bomb news out of North Korea

Professor Wayne McCormack appeared on KUTV on Jan.6 in a story related to claims by North Korea that the country tested its first hydrogen bomb.  McCormack, who is editor for the blog www.globaljusticeblog.com —and also teaches constitutional law, counter-terrorism, international criminal law, torts, and civil procedure —offered commentary on what the developments mean from a […]

Guiora Comments on Trump Anti-Muslim Statements

On Wednesday, December 9, Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed by KSL News Radio is a Morning News segment titled, “Trump’s comments play into ISIS game plan.” Donald Trump’s comments suggesting the US should bar Muslims from entering the country play directly into ISIS’s plans, a University of Utah law professor says. Counter-terrorism expert Amos Guiora […]

Baughman Interviewed by ABC4 about NSA Bulk Surveillance Program

Professor Shima Baughman was interviewed by ABC4 in a story titled, “Time runs out on controversial NSA bulk surveillance program.” “It’s not really going to stop their ability to obtain phone numbers, even conversations of individuals they worry are suspected terrorists. But, it will stop them from collecting bulk data from average Americans as they […]

Mallat Publishes Lebanese Op-Ed on Paris Attacks

November 17, 2015 – S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Chibli Mallat published an op-ed in Lebanese newspaper The Daily Star. Aftermath of Paris massacre: Let’s seek justice not war Chibli Mallat| The Daily Star An act of war, or a crime against humanity? The declaration of French President François Hollande has set the tone – […]

Guiora Comments on Paris Attacks

Friday, November 15, 2015 – Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed on KUTV about the IS attacks in Paris. “As terror attacks go this was, and I can’t emphasis this enough, this was extremely well planned and seemingly extremely well executed,” said Amos Guiora, professor of law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law. See the complete […]

Guiora joins MPR Discussion on Views of Iran Nuclear Deal

On July 15, 2015, Professor Amos Guiora joined Minnesota Public Radio for a discussion on the recent Iran nuclear deal. Guiora expressed his views with guests Joe Cirincione and George Condon. Listen to the complete MPR segment »

Counter-Terrorism Simulation Gains Local Media Attention

On April 10, 2015, students involved in the S.J. Quinney College of Law Global Perspectives on Counter-Terrorism course participated in the eighth annual counter-terrorism simulation. ABC4 Utah attended part of the simulation and broadcast a story about the event. See the news clip here »

U law students practice taking the helm during a terrorism attack

Twenty-two students enrolled in professor Amos Guiora’s course will participate in three counter-terrorism simulations on April 10. (April 1, 2015) —A bomb explodes at the finish line of a marathon packed with spectators. A troop of armed gunmen storm the offices of a political newspaper, intent on stopping the press by shooting a group of […]

Guiora Discusses Possible Homeland Security Shutdown with ABC4

On February 24, 2015 Professor Amos Guiora discussed the possible shutdown of Department of Homeland Security as funding is cut off this coming Friday. See the ABC4 interview and read the story »

Guiora Comments on Woman Held By Jordan Has Close Ties To Islamic State

Professor Amos Guiora was quoted on the January 29, 2015 edition of NPR’s Morning Edition. The discussion was focused on the ISIS hostage exchange. Jordan has indicated that it is willing to swap a convicted terrorist for a Jordanian pilot held captive by the so-called Islamic State. The terrorist is a woman named Sajida al-Rishawi. […]