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Guiora named inaugural chair of new U Independent Review Committee

*Reprinted with permission from the Campus Safety Office. Two new public safety committees were created this month by University of Utah Chief Safety Officer Marlon Lynch and appointed by U President Ruth Watkins. The Public Safety Advisory Committee and the Independent Review Committee are comprised of students, faculty, and staff from across the institution and […]

Guiora authors new book on complicity in sexual abuse

Stories of powerful men who have abused positions of trust to commit sexual abuse against hundreds of survivors have dominated headlines in recent years. From dozens of gymnasts who testified against former USA Gymnastics physician Larry Nassar, to the thousands of women and men who shared their encounters with sexual misconduct when the #MeToo movement […]

Guiora quoted in Deseret News about “deepfakes” and manipulated media

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was quoted in a Deseret News article titled, ‘Deepfakes’ easy to make, hard to detect, lawmakers learn in Congressional hearing.

Guiora interviewed by Washington Post about Cleary’s prison sentence for attempted threat of terrorism

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed by the Washington Post about free speech and terrorism in an article titled, “He pledged to kill ‘as many girls as I see’ in mass shooting. After second chances, he’s going to prison.“

Guiora interviewed on KRCL about synagogue shooting

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed on KRCL RadioActive show about a synagogue shooting, antisemitism and white supremacy. Click here to listen to the full interview »

Guiora interviewed on KRCL about re-election of Netanyahu

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed on KRCL’s RadioActive show about the re-election of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and how it changes Israel’s political landscape. Listen to the show here (starts at 34:45) »

Counter-terrorism simulation draws media attention

On Friday, April 5 the S.J. Quinney College of Law hosted the annual counter-terrorism simulation. Students enrolled in a course taught by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora participate in the simulation. Two courses are associated with the counter terrorism simulation; the first, titled “Basic Perspectives on Counter-Terrorism” gives students […]

Guiora interviewed by KSL radio on increasing tension in the Middle East

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora was interviewed on KSL’s Jeff Caplan show about the rockets fired at Tel-Aviv earlier this week. Click here to listen the the interview »

Guiora interviewed by KUTV about Trump’s emergency declaration

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora recently appeared on KUTV to discuss potential legal ramifications of an emergency declaration by President Donald Trump. View the full segment here.

Guiora and Cassell testify at Utah State Legislature in support of proposed bystanders bill

Amos Guiora and Paul Cassell, both professors at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, this week appeared at the Utah State Legislature to testify in support of H.B. 170, “911 Responsibilities in an Emergency.”  The bill would require bystanders to dial 911 when they have knowledge that another individual is in peril […]