College of Law Students Respond to Mock Terrorism Threats in Counter-terrorism Simulations, March 30

On Friday, March 30, the University of Utah College of Law will host a series of three counter-terrorism simulations designed to simulate lifelike, high-intensity situations involving legal and ethical dilemmas.  The simulations will be streamed live at http://simulation.law.utah.edu from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Amos Guiora, a Professor of Law at the University of Utah […]

Austerity vs. Growth: Lessons for the US Economy

The Rolapp Scholar Symposium S.J. Quinney College of Law, Moot Courtroom Join legal scholars, practitioners, and economists as they engage in a spirited and informed discussion about the effects that austerity measures might have on the U.S. economy.  Panels will consider subjects ranging from legislative and regulatory responses to lessons that U.S. might learn from […]

Law Review Symposium 2013

2013 Utah Law Review Symposium The Legal and Ethical Limits of Technological Warfare S.J. Quinney College of Law, Moot Courtroom Unmanned drones, cruise missiles, automated weapons, even armed robot warriors. Emerging technologies make it possible to conduct “clinical strikes” that limit civilian deaths, and even “remote warfare” that might lead to reductions in combatant casualties. […]

Fairness and Political Equality: India and the U.S.

Democracy in South Asia Forum presents Fairness and Political Equality: India and the U.S. Speaker: Henry S. Richardson, Georgetown University Discussants: Hiram Chodosh, Dean and Hugh B. Brown Presidential Professor of Law University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Erika George, Professor of Law University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Moderator: Deen Chatterjee, […]

Guiora Op-Eds Appear in On-line International Relations Publication

e-International Relations, billed as “the world’s leading website for students of international relations,” recently published two op-eds by Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law.  The first is titled “Targeted Killing: The Limits of Power.”  It argues that “Targeted killing is a legal, legitimate and effective form […]

Amos Guiora Quoted in Guardian UK, Interviewed by BBC

Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was recently quoted in a Guardian UK article and Interviewed for a radio story by the BBC.  The former article details the American Civil Liberties Union’s plan to go to court to force the CIA to release documents related to the […]

College of Law Hosts September 28 Discussion on Fairness and Political Equality in India and the U.S.

On September 28, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will host a discussion titled “Fairness and Political Equality: India and the U.S.” as part of the University’s Democracy in South Asia Forum.  The 12:15 p.m. event will be held in the college’s Borchard Conference Room.  Admission is free and includes lunch, but […]

Counterterrorism Simulation 2013

Counterterrorism Simulation 2013 The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will stream a live Counterterrorism Simulation designed to test participants’ ability to identify, address, and solve complex legal and ethical dilemmas. The Simulation is an annual event created by Professor Guiora as part of his class on counter-terrorism that implements classroom knowledge in […]

Professor George and 3L Smith Present at Interdisciplinary Human Trafficking Conference

Professor Erika George and 3L Scarlet Smith recently returned from the 2012 Interdisciplinary Conference on Human Trafficking in Lincoln, Nebraska.  At the conference, sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the two co-presented a panel titled “It’s Just Good Business: How Corporate Social Responsibility Can Combat Child Sex Trafficking.” “Scarlet gave a spectacular presentation,” George recounts. […]

Center for Global Justice: Human Trafficking Workshop

S.J. Quinney College, Sutherland Moot Courtroom The Center for Global Justice presents a daylong event to explore the local implications of human trafficking and forced labor in Utah, the global context in which these human rights violations take place, and the impediments to progress and eradication on local, national, and international fronts. The workshop’s objective is […]