NATIONAL AGENDA 2010

 
Nov 17, 2010 - Amos Guoira

Freedom From Religion: Managing Domestic Terrorism

Dr. Amos Guiora

Amos Guiora is a Professor of Law at the University of Utah. He teaches Criminal Procedure, International Law, Global Perspectives on Counterterrorism and Religion and Terrorism, and has published extensively on issues of national security, limits of interrogation, religion and terrorism, and multiculturalism and human rights.


A book signing of “Freedom From Religion” by Dr. Guiora followed his appearance in Mitchell Hall.




Amos Guiora is a Professor of Law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, the University of Utah.


Guiora who teaches Criminal Procedure, International Law, Global Perspectives on Counterterrorism and Religion and Terrorism incorporates innovative scenario-based instruction to address national and international security issues and dilemmas.


He is a Member of the American Bar Association’s Law and National Security Advisory Committee, a Research Fellow at the International Institute on Counter-Terrorism, The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzeliya, Israel, a Corresponding Member, The Netherlands School of Human Rights Research, University of Utrecht School of Law and was awarded a Senior Specialist Fulbright Fellowship for The Netherlands in 2008.


Professor Guiora has published extensively both in the U.S. and Europe on issues related to national security, limits of interrogation, religion and terrorism, the limits of power and multiculturalism and human rights. He is the author of Global Perspectives on Counterterrorism, Fundamentals of Counterterrorism, Constitutional Limits on Coercive Interrogation, and Freedom from Religion: Rights and National Security.


He served for 19 years in the Israel Defense Forces as Lieutenant Colonel (retired), and held a number of senior command positions, including Commander of the IDF School of Military Law and Legal Advisor to the Gaza Strip.