Guiora and 3L Phelan interviewed on KRCL about the Bystander Dilemma

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora and 3L Scott Phelan were interviewed on KRCL about the upcoming Utah Law Review Symposium – The Bystander Dilemma: The Holocaust, War Crimes and Sexual Assaults and the case of a female minor assaulted on Facebook Live with forty-four viewers none of whom reported […]

Law Review Symposium 2014

Legal Borders and Mental Disorders The Challenge of Defining Mental Illness 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Sutherland Moot Courtroom, S.J. Quinney College of Law What counts as a mental disorder? Is it when your behavior is statistically unusual, when it impairs your functioning, or when others think it is antisocial? We can define mental illness […]

College of Law Inaugurates New On-line Publication, Utah Onlaw

The Utah Law Review recently launched its on-line supplement, Utah Onlaw.  The initial installment includes a foreword by Dean Hiram Chodosh and Professor Amy Wildermuth. Utah OnLaw is designed to promote dialogue regarding current legal topics. It serves two principle purposes: (1) to publish pieces that address compelling Utah legal issues; and (2) to provide a forum […]

Utah Law Review Symposium to Consider the Limits of Technological Warfare

Unmanned drones, cruise missiles, automated weapons, even armed robot warriors on the battlefield— in a time of troop cutbacks, 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. What are the ethics of waging war from a safe distance? […]