Speaker - Amos N. Guiora

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Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law; Director Institute for Global Security, Law, and Policy Amos N. Guiora teaches and develops courses and labs on the legal and policy aspects of counterterrorism. He incorporates innovative scenario-based instruction to explore national and international security issues. Professor Guiora directs the Institute for Global Security Law and Policy, which was created in 2005 to provide key knowledge and guidance on the most pressing security problems facing U.S. and foreign governments; the public; students; and the business, legal, and law enforcement communities in the post 9/11 environment. A grant application recently submitted by Prof. Guiora for a "Cross-Training in Counterterrorism (CTC) program" was approved and funded for $250,000 by the Department of Justice. Author of the first of its kind casebook in the field, Global Perspectives on Counterterrorism (Aspen Publishers, forthcoming 2008), Professor Guiora writes and lectures extensively on counterterrorism issues. He has published on global perspectives on counterterrorism, torture, targeted killings, rule of law and terrorism, the security aspects of employment, judicial activism in armed conflict and morality in armed conflict. Furthermore, he is involved in research projects concerning financing of terrorism, cost-benefit analysis of counterterrorism, cyber terrorism, and religion and terrorism.

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02.14.07 | 00:50:45 min | 1 comment