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Guiora discusses “just living with terrorism” with The New York Times, MPR.

On July 15, 2016 S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora participated in The New York Times‘ “Room for Debate” discussion titled, “Can We Just ‘Live With’ Terrorism.” Guiora was joined by Paul Rosenzweig, Liah Greenfield, Michael Mukasey and Noura Erkat. Attacks reinforce how vulnerable democratic nations are in the face of extremism and terrorism. […]

Guiora comments on “Death by Drone in Dallas” for Ami Magazine

Reprinted with permission from Ami Magazine. S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora commented on the drone killing of Micah Johnson during the shooting of police in July. The story, titled “Death by Drone in Dallas,” ran in Ami Magazine. Death by Drone in Dallas Amid all the racial tension and havoc caused by […]

Guiora publishes Huffington Post blog on need for genocide education

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora published a blog op-ed in the Huffington Post with co-author Professor Susan Bitensky, Michigan State University College of Law. The editorial, titled “The ABCs Of Genocide Prevention,” discusses the need for more genocide education in public schools. The mortifying fact is that, since that spectacular bloodletting, we have […]

Guiora comments on genocide history education for Newsweek

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed by Newsweek for a June 20, 2016 story titled, “‘Invaluable Lessons’: More States Making Holocaust, Genocide Education a Must.” It’s important not only to learn about the Holocaust, but to address the broader lessons and questions it raises, he tells Newsweek. It “strikes me as a […]

Guiora weighs in on internet privacy in wake of Orlando shootings

On June 13, 2016 S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora spoke with ABC4’s Glen Mills about Internet privacy in the wake of the Orlando nightclub shootings that killed 49 people and injured many more. “The fact you are on a watch list, and the fact that you have been brought in for questioning or that […]

Guiora to speak at Université De Genève.

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora will speak at a April 26, 2016 conference at the Université De Genève titled, “Legitimacy and Drones: Cross-border Counterterrorism with UCAVs.” Guiora will present his Drone Court proposal. Read more about the conference here»

Guiora comments on plural marriage case for Radio West

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora commented for various media on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recent dismissal of a 2013 ruling that had overturned Utah’s ban on plural marriage. Listen to the Radio West interview » Trib Talk »

2016 Counter-Terrorism Simulation in the media

The 2016 College of Law’s Counter-Terrorism Simulation on April 8 garnered broad local media coverage. The annual event puts law students in realistic mock situations tests their abilities under pressure. Deseret News » KSL »

Guiora speaks at Wofford College on executive power and terrorism

Monday, March 28, 2016 – Professor Amos Guiora spoke at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina in an event titled “Executive Power and Terrorism: The Future of Law and the Constitution in the 21st Century.” The event was co-sponsored by the Spartanburg Bar Association, and included arguments for and against the expansions of executive power that have happened […]

Watch the Counter-terrorism Simulation live on April 8

Students in Professor Amos Guiora’s Global Perspectives of Counter-terrorism course spend the spring semester in a sophisticated and unique experiential learning environment. The relevance of this course is significantly heightened by recent terrorist-caused events in Istanbul and Brussels. Suicide bombers, targeted bombings, and the taking and killing of hostages are events that nations must plan […]