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University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora available to comment on indictment of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges

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28-Feb-2019 6:05 PM EST, by University of Utah

Amos N. Guiora is an Israeli-American professor of law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, and an expert on drone attacks.

Guiora teaches Criminal Law, Global Perspectives on Counter-terrorism, Religion and Terrorism, and National Security Law. He is a widely cited expert on Legal Aspects of Counterterrorism, Terror Financing, International Law, and Morality in Armed Conflict. Guiora was formerly a professor of law and director of the Institute for Global Security at Case Western Reserve School of Law. He served in the Israel Defense Forces Judge Advocate General's Corps (Lt. Col. Ret.).He was Commander of the IDF School of Military Law, Judge Advocate for the Navy and Home Front Command, and the Legal Advisor to the Gaza Strip. Guiora was involved in the capture of the Karine A, a PLO weapons ship.

In the wake of the Israeli attorney general’s decision to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the charges of bribery and breach of trust, Guiora is available to offer commentary on the consequences of the decision.

Guiora will also be in Israel March 10-18, prior to the April 9 election, and can speak to the election impact on the region and American foreign policy.

He is available for interviews at any time of day through the following channels: Phone: 216-470-6386 Skype: AmosGuiora Email: amos.guiora@law.utah.edu

 

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