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0FacultyAnghie, AntonyProfessorHuman Rights, International Law
0FacultyMallat, ChibliPresidential Professor, ProfessorConstitutional Law, European Law, Global Justice Reform, Human Rights, International Law, Middle East Law
2FellowsChatterjee, DeenSenior FellowGlobal Justice, Human Rights, Religion and Culture, War and Peace
0FacultyGeorge, ErikaProfessorBusiness, Constitutional Law, Corporate Law, Ethics, Gender, Human Rights, International Law, Race and Law

News and Events

Student Event on Human Trafficking Draws Large Audience and Local Media

College of Law students Nubia Pena, Founder and President, and Board Members Brit Merril, Liza Bacon, Gabrielle Barker, Caitlin Mckelvie, Briana Allen, Dominica Dela Cruz, Krystaly Koch, and Melissa Moeinvaziri, of the Social Justice Student Initiative, filled the Moot Courtroom for their event, “The Invisible Crime: Human Trafficking in Utah.” Watch the event archive » Read […]

The Invisible Crime: Human Trafficking in Utah

12:15 – 1:15 p.m., Sutherland Moot Courtroom, S.J. Quinney College of Law Human trafficking has often been referred to as “the invisible crime.” This crisis masks itself in legality by existing on the streets of Salt Lake in businesses that rarely cause suspicion. What occurs behind closed doors, however, is far more alarming and darker […]

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.

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 […]

Prostitution, Child Predators and the Internet

By Ronda Woolston for GlobalJusticeBlog.com – Like many facets of life, the advent of the Internet and related technology is changing the sex industry and how child sex predators (hereinafter “predators”) can be tracked down. Prostitutes can now use the Internet not only to advertise their services but also to avoid danger. While predators have found […]

Mallat Delivers Lecture, Publishes Article and Completes Book

In June 2014, Chibli Mallat, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was elected a member of the International Academy of Comparative Law. In May, he delivered the closing public lecture at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, in Paris. He also published an article, “Al-Manahej al-qanuniyya li-huquq […]

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 […]

’14 Grads Wightman and LeCates Earn Accolades for Human Rights Research Papers

2014 graduates Rebekah Wightman and Liesel LeCates recently earned accolades from Pax, a leading Dutch human rights organization, for research papers they undertook on behalf of the organization as part of a directed research project for Professor Amos Guiora. Michel Uiterwaal, Advisor on Extractives, Human Rights and Conflict at Pax, wrote of Wightman’s paper, titled, […]

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.”  

Chatterjee to Present from Forthcoming Text on Peace and Global Justice

Deen Chatterjee, Senior Fellow of Law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, will present excerpts from his book manuscript on peace and global justice at an invited symposium on Preventive Force and Targeted Killing at Loyola Marymount University on April 14-15. Chatterjee’s idea of just peace as preventive non-intervention critiques the just-war provision of […]