Faculty

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0FacultyGuiora, AmosProfessor (Lecturer)Counterterrorism, Criminal Law, International Law, National Security, Religion
2FellowsChatterjee, DeenSenior FellowGlobal Justice, Human Rights, Religion, War and Peace
0FacultyDavies, LincolnAssociate Dean for Academic Affairs, ProfessorCivil Procedure, Climate Change, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Litigation, Natural Resources, Religion

News and Events

Guiora quoted in The Washington Post about Lyle Jeffs trial

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was quoted in The Washington Post in an article titled, “Polygamous leader’s head injuries cited in trial delay bid.” Guiora stated: The revelation about the possible brain injuries will force the judge to be cautious in rulings about the case, said Amos Guiora, a […]

Guiora interviewed by BBC on polygamy and genetic complications

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed by the BBC for an article titled, “The Polygamous Town Facing Genetic Disaster.”

Davies interviewed on ABC4Utah about President Monson’s decreased church involvement

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Lincoln Davies was interviewed on ABC4Utah about the recent announcement made by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints concerning President Thomas S. Monson’s declining health. Watch the news clip here »

Guiora quoted in McClatchy about polygamous town supervision

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was quoted in the McClatchy DC Bureau in an article titled, Judge spares police in polygamous towns, orders monitoring. Guiora stated: “That’s a lovely legal argument but with respect to this particular community, with this particular way of life, and this entrenched lack of […]

McCormack quoted in FOX13 article on LDS Church President Monson subpoena

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Wayne McCormack was quoted on Jan. 5 in the FOX13 article LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson subpoenaed again for deposition in sex abuse lawsuits. “University of Utah law professor Wayne McCormack said the deposition demand is similar to lawsuits leveled against the Catholic church over sex […]

Davies op-ed: “Donald Trump’s anti-Christian worldview”

Professor Lincoln Davies published an op-ed in the November 6, 2016 edition of the Deseret News titled, “Donald Trump’s anti-Christian worldview.” Faithful Christians and people of conscience should not vote for Donald Trump. Now, as a candidate for the highest office in the land, we have Donald Trump, who at every turn takes stands and […]

Guiora comments on FLDS suit in The Washington Post

Professor Amos Guiora was quoted in a January 7, 2016 story in The Washington Post titled, “Trial is expected to reveal polygamous towns’ inner workings.” The federal government brought a civil rights lawsuit against Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Arizona, that contends local leaders engaged in a pattern of discrimination against residents who are not members […]

Guiora Quoted in U.S. News & World Report About FLDS Leadership

Professor Amos Guiora was quoted in a U.S. News & World Report story titled, “Warren Jeffs’ son opens up about secretive polygamous sect, says he feared oppressive father.” Roy Jeffs’ story is not uncommon for members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, said Amos Guiora, a University of Utah law professor […]

Davies Comments on Pope’s Statement About Climate Change

June 18, 2015. Professor Lincoln Davies was quoted on Fox13 News and in The Salt Lake Tribune about Pope Francis’ climate change statements. “The pope makes clear that this is a moral issue, not a political issue. A conservative, a true conservative, will embrace [conservation]. The pope says that,” said Lincoln Davies, a law professor […]

A Dialogue on LGBT Rights and Religious Liberties

A Dialogue on LGBT Rights and Religious Liberties Sutherland Moot Courtroom, S.J. Quinney College of Law The shift in support of LGBT civil rights is evidenced by the recent spate of federal circuits striking down same-sex marriage bans, underscored by the US Supreme Court taking the case this session (to rule sometime in June). However, […]