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Russia Blocks UN Action in Syria

Casey L. Coombs, who holds a Master of Science in International Affairs and Global Enterprise from the U, is serving a fellowship in New York as United Nations correspondent


U’s Matthew Burbank on Huntsman’s Governing Style

Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman announced his candidacy for the presidency on June 21.  In this interview on NPR, University of Utah political scientist Matthew Burbank reviews


UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Announces Second Term

U student Casey L. Coombs, who is completing a Master of Science in International Affairs and Global Enterprise, is serving a fellowship in New York as UN correspondent


Utah’s Ambivalent Policy Toward Integrating Immigrants

This essay by Kenneth P. Jameson was first published by the Russell Sage Foundation as is reprinted here with permission. In 2008, the Foundation awarded funds


Pro & Con: Should president reinstate ‘enhanced interrogation’ tools?

Torture is illegal, immoral and ineffective.  So argues University of Utah professor of law Amos Guiora in response to claims that the killing of bin Laden demonstrates the validity


Targeting Bin Laden: Legal, Geopolitical and Strategic Issues

Amos Guiora, professor of law at the University of Utah's S.J. Quinney School of Law, writes as guest commentator for The Jurist that although the killing of Osama Bin


What the Tea Party Could Learn from Roe v. Wade: The Past and Future of Abortion Policy

On the eve of the 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, a new Congress has come to Washington, DC.  Many members are focused on making dramatic policy changes. 


Opinion: Don’t deny detainees their day in court

In the Los Angeles Times opinion page January 4, 2010, University of Utah law professor Amos Guiora makes the case that "indefinite detention of post-September 11 detainees without

Two Cheers for the Cyber-Technocrats: The Politics of Expertise in Cybersecurity

In the last three years, we have seen an increasing amount of public discussion about cybersecurity, part of which has involved an ongoing debate about what counts as

Foreclosures in Crisis: Plenty of Blame, What’s the Solution?

Consumer rights advocate and University of Utah professor of law Christopher Peterson has been studying, writing, lecturing

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