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McCormack interviewed by ABC4 about SCOTUS decision in Texas abortion law case

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Wayne McCormack was interviewed by ABC4 in Salt Lake City in relation to the U.S. Supreme Court decision to strike down a Texas abortion access law.   View the full clip here.    

McCormack: Trump accusation of treason against Obama unacceptable and dangerous

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Wayne McCormack published an op-ed in the June 25, 2016 edition of The Salt Lake Tribune titled, “Trump accusation of treason against Obama unacceptable and dangerous.” Last week, following the Orlando tragedy, Donald Trump essentially accused President Obama of treason. Trump stated that President Obama “either is not tough, […]

McCormack authors op-ed on state’s rights in The Salt Lake Tribune

On January 16, 2016, S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Wayne McCormack authored an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune titled, “Battle over states’ rights? We’ve been here many times before.” It might be helpful to realize that anti-federalism is a phenomenon that comes around just about once every generation. Even though the “states’ rights” […]

McCormack appears on KUTV to discuss counter-terrorism issues in wake of hydrogen bomb news out of North Korea

Professor Wayne McCormack appeared on KUTV on Jan.6 in a story related to claims by North Korea that the country tested its first hydrogen bomb.  McCormack, who is editor for the blog www.globaljusticeblog.com —and also teaches constitutional law, counter-terrorism, international criminal law, torts, and civil procedure —offered commentary on what the developments mean from a […]

Becoming Policemen of the World

By Professor Wayne McCormack for GlobalJusticeBlog.com.   “. . . the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt “Imagine there’s no countries.” – John Lennon For some months, I have carried in my back pocket a proposal for ending the current round of violent jihad, which is built around […]

A Global Compact Against ISIS/ISIL

By Professor Wayne McCormack for GlobalJusticeBlog.com Three facts seem indisputable from recent reports. ISIL is winning against the U.S. and its purported “allies.” Russia has now formally weighed in to support the Assad regime. The U.S. has both overtly and covertly opposed just about everyone in the region (Assad, the Syrian rebel groups until we […]

McCormack Interviewed in SL Trib Regarding Local Flag Controversy

On July 2, 2015, Professor Wayne McCormack was interviewed by The Salt Lake Tribune for a story, “The Deseret territorial flag still flies over Salt Lake City.” The story is about the Flag of the Kingdom of God of the State of Deseret, which flies above Ensign Peak Nature Park, a Salt Lake City municipal park. “After […]

Is There an Alternative to “Peacekeeping” Failures?

By Wayne McCormack for GlobalJusticeBlog.com. A recent article on the Foreign Policy blog[1] describes the knowledge of White House officials about the genocide unfolding in Rwanda in 1994 and their willful decision to pull UN peacekeeping forces out of the country. The article seems startling but all it really does is add details to what […]

Sticks and Stones – Words and Consequences

By Wayne McCormack for GlobalJusticeBlog.com.  Thousands of gallons of ink are being spilled about the attack on Charlie Hebdo, almost all condemning the violence, some questioning the extent to which ridicule is appropriate, and some even tending to assert the need for a police state to monitor and detain any person who might be potentially […]

McCormack Participates in TribTalk Discussion on U.S. Interrogation Techniques

Wayne McCormack, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, participated in a December 10 Trib Talk video chat sponsored by The Salt Lake Tribune, “Are U.S. interrogation techniques torture?” In addition to McCormack, other participants include attorney and former Army brigadier general David Irvine and Salt Lake Tribune reporter […]