Guiora Discusses U.S. U.S. Hostage Policy in Radio Interview

On June 30, 2015, Professor Amos Guiora discussed recent changes in U.S. regarding hostage negotiation and the payment of ransom on BYU Radio’s Top of Mind program. Click here to listen to the interview.

Guiora Honored by Case Western School of Law

In June 2015, Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was inducted into the Society of Benchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Guiora is an ’85 Case Western Law graduate. The Society of Benchers was established in 1962 to give recognition to graduates of […]

Guiora Discusses Public Support for Drone Strikes on RT America News

On May 5, 2015, Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed on RT America News about the public support for drone strikes. Guiora said that the media gloss over the term “collateral damage,” adding that, “Perhaps in terms of explaining the term to the public it would be helpful to say that ‘collateral damage’ means, not implicitly […]

Guiora’s Counterterrorism Course Included in ‘Student Innovation at the U’ Report

Professor Amos Guora’s counterterrorism course was included in the “Student Innovation at the U” report produced by the Lassonde Enterprise Institute to celebrate student innovators. The brief profile mentions College of Law students Jeffrey Baldridge, Justin Hosman and Thomas Pedersen. To read the profile of the course, click here.

Guiora Quoted in AMI Magazine About the American Hostage Killed in Drone Strike

Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in the AMI Magazine National and World News section about the American and the Italian hostages killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan. AMI Magazine article page 1 » AMI Magazine article page »

Guiora Co-Authors NY Times Op-Ed Advocating Drone Court

On April 24, 2015, Professor Amos Guiora published a New York Times op-ed, “Judicial Review of Planned Drone Attacks Would Save Lives.” The editorial, co-written with Jeffrey S. Brand, dean emeritus and professor of the University of San Francisco School of Law, argues that the establishment of a drone court would result in fewer civilian deaths. […]

Guiora Quoted in Vice News Article about New Indian Drones

Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in an April 8, 2105 Vice News article, “Police in India Now Have Drones That Can Shower Unruly Crowds with Pepper Spray.” In response to concerns about the protection of civil liberties and the risks inherent in remote […]

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 »