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George elected to Pacific Council on International Policy

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George was recently elected to the Pacific Council on International Policy. The Pacific Council is an organization of civic leaders, big thinkers, policy wonks, and aspiring leaders with a commitment to international affairs. We know that foreign policy extends beyond the sum of actions taken by policymakers and diplomats. […]

George featured on cover of Continuum magazine

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Erika George is featured on the cover of the summer 2016 edition of Continuum magazine, the quarterly publication of the University of Utah Alumni Association.   Read the full article here.

George to present at Business and Human Rights conference in Denmark

On May 18-19, 2016 Professor Erika George will present at the conference, “Business & Human Rights: Implications for Management, Knowledge Needs & Teaching” at the Copenhagen Business School in Frederiksberg, Denmark. George’s presentation is titled, “Teaching Business & Human Rights as Corporate Governance,” as part of the conference section, “Interactive presentation and debate II: Teaching BHR […]

George to discuss Junot Diaz’s book, “The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao”

Professor Erika George will discuss Junot Diaz’s Pulitzer Prize Winning novel, “The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao,” at an April 28, 2016 event at Sam Weller Book Works. The Pulitzer Literature Party is presented by The Salt Lake Tribune and Weller Book Works. At 7 p.m., The Tribune’s Jennifer Napier-Pearce will introduce notable readers who will […]

Utah Chronicle Writes About Migrant Women Project

The Daily Utah Chronicle reported on the Migrant Women Project that was initiated by Professor Erika George and four student researchers. The report this team created is called, “Prevention and Protection Partnerships: Empowerment through Rights Education.” Read the full article here »

Migrant Women Project featured in local news

As part of International Women’s Week, the College of Law’s Migrant Women Project led by Professor Erika George was featured on local news. The project examines the problems faced by migrant woman in the United States with specific reference to Utah and the Wasatch Front region. The associated paper also offers recommendations to address gender-based violence on […]

George appears on ABC4 to discuss Migrant Women Project

Law professor Erika George appeared on ABC4 and KSL Radio this week in conjunction with the release of a new research report authored with students “Prevention and Protection Partnerships: Empowerment Through Rights Education,” which explores the vulnerabilities and barriers to access to legal services that migrant women face when trying to leave violent situations.  The report […]

U researchers: Better protections needed for migrant women trapped in abusive situations

New report from the S.J. Quinney College of Law focuses on remedies to help protect migrant women from domestic violence and sexual assault. The research is part of a broader initiative at the law school focused on drawing attention to empowering people through human rights education. (March 8, 2016) — A new set of recommendations […]

George comments on death of Justice Antonin Scalia

On February 13, 2016, Professor Erika George commented on the death of Justice Antonin Scalia for KSL news and the Deseret News. “Scalia’s death will leave lower (federal) court rulings in place and potentially leave in limbo questions over the meaning of “one person, one vote,” the contraceptive mandate, (President Barack) Obama’s immigration policy and […]

Utah Valley University to Honor Cassell for Public Service

On September 28, 2015, Professor Paul Cassell will be honored for his public service at Utah Valley University’s 4th Annual Christine M. Durham Public Service Award Celebration. Hosted by the the UVU Academic Counseling Center, the UVU Christine M. Durham Prelaw Club, and UVU’s University Prelaw Advisor Eileen Doyle Crane, the event “highlight[s] public service […]