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Amos N. Guiora

Prof. Dr. A.N. Guiora, Professor of Law, Co-Director Center for Global Justice at S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah
Amos N. Guiora

Amos Guiora is Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Center for Global Justice at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, the University of Utah. Guiora is a Research Associate at the University of Oxford, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict; a Research Fellow at the International Institute on Counter-Terrorism, The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzylia, Israel; and a Corresponding Member, The Netherlands School of Human Rights Research, University of Utrecht School of Law.

Professor Guiora has published extensively both in the U.S. and Europe on issues related to national security, limits of interrogation, religion and terrorism, and the limits of power, multiculturalism and human rights. He served for 19 years in the Israel Defense Forces as Lieutenant Colonel (retired). Professor Guiora has testified before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee; the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security; and the Committee on Foreign Affairs in the Dutch House of Representatives.

Amos Guiora defended his thesis ‘Tolerating Extremism?’ (supervised by prof.dr. Paul Cliteur) in October 2013.

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