ERIKA GEORGE portrait
  • Samuel D. Thurman Professor of Law, College Of Law
  • Professor, College Of Law
  • Director, Tanner Humanities Center, College Of Humanities

Publications

  • Erika R. George (date unknown). Incorporating Rights: Strategies to Advance Corporate Accountability. Oxford University Press. Accepted, .
  • George, Erika (date unknown). Incorporating Rights: Corporate Social Responsibility, Conscious Communities and Transnational Order (under contract Oxford University Press). Accepted, .
  • GEORGE,ERIKA (date unknown). Scared at School: Sexual Violence Against Girls in South African Schools. Hum. Rts. Watch.. Accepted, .
  • Erika R. George (date unknown). Bringing Human Rights into Bilateral Investment Treaties: South Africa’s Alternative Approach to International Investment Disputes. Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems (forthcoming). Accepted, .
  • Erika R. George (date unknown). Transformation Through Transparency: Human Rights and Corporate Responsibilities in the Global Food System, in Power, Participation, and Private Regulatory Initiatives: Human Rights Under Supply Chain Capitalism (Daniel Brinks, Julia Dehm, Karen Engle, and Kate Taylor eds.). University of Pennsylvania Press. Accepted, .
  • Erika R. George and K. Murray (date unknown). Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc., in Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Intellectual Property Opinions (Eloisa C. Rodriguez-Dodd & Elena Marty-Nelson, eds.). Cambridge University Press. Accepted, .
  • Erika George (date unknown). Access to Remedy: Treaty Talks and the Terms of a New Accountability Accord in Building a Treaty on Business and Human Rights: Context and ontours (forthcoming Cambridge University Press, Surya Deva & David Bilchitz (eds.)).. Accepted, .
  • Erika R. George (date unknown). Access to Remedy: Treaty Talks and the Terms of a New Accountability Accord in Building a Treaty on Business and Human Rights: Context and Contours. Cambridge University Press. Accepted, .
  • Erika R. George (date unknown). The Story of Environmental Justice and Race in the United States: International Human Rights and Equal Environmental Protection in Human Rights and Legal Judgments: The American Story. Cambridge University Press. Accepted, .
  • Erika Geoge (date unknown). The Story of Environmental Justice and Race in the United States: International Human Rights and Equal Environmental Protection in Human Rights and Legal Judgments: The American Story, (forthcoming Cambridge University Press, Austin Sarat (ed.)).. Accepted, .
  • Erika George (date unknown). The Enterprise of Empire: Evolving Understandings of Corporate Identity and Responsibility in The Business and Human Rights Landscapes: Moving Forward, Looking Back (Cambridge University Press, Jena Martin & Karen Bravo, (eds.)).. Accepted, .
  • George, Erika (date unknown). Influencing the Impact of Business on Human Rights: Corporate Social Responsibility Through Transparency and Reporting in Corporate Accountability For Human Rights Impacts: New Expectations and Paradigms (American Bar Association, Lara Blecher, Nancy Kaymar-Stafford & Gretchen Bellamy (eds.)). Accepted, .
  • Erika George (date unknown). The Challenge of Climate Change and the Contribution of African Women to Engender International Environmental Law. Cambridge University Press. Accepted, .
  • GEORGE,ERIKA (date unknown). Corporate Liability for Human Rights Crimes in Criminal Jurisdiction 100 Years After the 1907 Hague Peace Conference. Asser Press/Cambridge Univ. Press. Accepted, .
  • GEORGE,ERIKA (date unknown). Failing the Future: Development Objectives, Human Rights Obligations and Gender Violence in Schools in Combating Gender Violence In and Around Schools (Fiona Leach & Claudia Mitchell, eds., Trentham Books).. Accepted, .
  • George, Erika (date unknown). Global Health and Human Rights, European Journal of International Law. Book Review. Accepted, .
  • GEORGE,ERIKA (date unknown). Short Review of Klaus Dieter Beiter, The Protection of the Right to Education by International Law (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers (Brill Publishers).. Accepted, .
  • George, Erika (date unknown). In Good Company: How Corporate Social Responsibility Can Protect Rights and Aid Efforts to End Child Sex Trafficking and Modern Slavery, New York University Journal of International Law and Policy. Accepted, .
  • George, Erika (date unknown). The Human Right to Health and HIV/AIDS: South Africa and South-South Cooperation to Reframe Global Intellectual Property Principles and Promote Access to Essential Medicines. Indiana Journal Global Legal Studies. Accepted, .
  • George, Erika (date unknown). Tweeting to Topple Tyranny, Social Media and Corporate Social Responsibility: A Reply to Anupam Chander, 2 California Law Review (CIRCUIT) 23. Accepted, .
  • Erika R. George (date unknown). Ranking for Good?: A Comparative Assessment of the Performance of French Corporations in Human Rights Rankings, (with David Restrepo Amariles). 53 the International Lawyer 21. Accepted, .
  • Erika R. George (date unknown). Shareholder Activism and Stakeholder Engagement Strategies: Promoting Environmental Justice, Human Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals. 36 Wisconsin International Law Journal 298. Accepted, .
  • Erika R. George (date unknown). Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Media Corporations: Promoting Human Rights Through Rankings, Self-Regulation and Shareholder Resolutions. 28 Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law 521. Accepted, .
  • Erika George (date unknown). Recognizing Women’s Rights at Work: Health and Women Workers in Global Supply Chains. Berkeley Journal of International Law. Accepted, .
  • Erika George (date unknown). International Human Rights: Legal Political and Policy Frameworks Applicable to the Extractive Industries. Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. Accepted, .
  • Erika George (date unknown). The FDA’s Authority Over Labeling: Current Ironies and Future Improvements, (with Leslie Francis & Robin Craig), Georgetown Food & Drug Law Journal. Accepted, .
  • Erika George (date unknown). Incorporating Rights: Child Labor in African Agriculture and the Challenge of Changing Practices in the Cocoa Industry. U. C. Davis J. Int’l L & Pol’y. Accepted, .
  • George, Erika (date unknown). Change: Engendering Equality Women’s Human Rights at the Intersection of Culture and Commerce (Essay). Accepted, .
  • George, Erika (date unknown). The FDA’s Authority Over Labeling: Current Ironies and Future Improvements (Article with Leslie Francis & Robin Craig). Accepted, .
  • Erika George (date unknown). Incorporating Rights: Empire, Global Enterprise and Global Justice. U. St. Thomas L. J. Accepted, .
  • GEORGE,ERIKA (date unknown). See No Evil? Revisiting Early Visions of the Social Responsibility of Business and the Contemporary Conversation, 33 Seattle U. L. Rev. Accepted, .
  • GEORGE,ERIKA (date unknown). Virginity Testing and South Africa's HIV/AIDS Crisis: Beyond Rights Universalism and Cultural Relativism Towards Health Security, 96 Cal. L. Rev. 1447. Accepted, .
  • GEORGE,ERIKA (date unknown). After Atrocity, Examples from Africa: The Right to Education and the Role of Law in Restoration, Recovery and Accountability, 5 Loy. U. Chi. Int'l L. Rev. 59. Accepted, .
  • GEORGE,ERIKA (date unknown). The Place of the Private Transnational Actor in International Law: Human Rights Norms, Development Aims and Understanding Corporate Self-Regulation As Soft Law, Am. Soc'y Int'l L. Proc. Accepted, .
  • GEORGE,ERIKA (date unknown). Unprotected Migrants: Zimbabweans in South Africa's Limpopo Province co-authored with Norma Kriger, 18 Hum. Rts. Watch. Accepted, .
  • GEORGE,ERIKA (date unknown). Instructions in Inequality: Development, Human Rights, Capabilities and Gender Violence in Schools, 26 Mich. J. Int'l L. 4 . Accepted, .
  • GEORGE,ERIKA (date unknown). State Oil v. Khan, co-authored with John J. Hamill, 36 ISBA Antitrust & Unfair Competition L. Accepted, .
  • GEORGE,ERIKA (date unknown). The Fourth Amendment's Forcing of Flawed Choices: Giving Content to Freedom for Residents of Public Housing 30 Harv. C.R.-C.L. L. Rev. 577(case comment). Accepted, .
  • GEORGE,ERIKA (date unknown). Free Expression and Intellectual Property Ownership in Conflict: Reflections on Genes, Gender and the ACLU's Challenge to Myriad Genetics. Accepted, .
  • GEORGE,ERIKA (date unknown). The Consequences of Conducting Business Consciously: Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Rights Compliance. Accepted, .
  • GEORGE,ERIKA (date unknown). Human Rights, Human Security: Finding Food for a Sustainable Future. Accepted, .
  • GEORGE,ERIKA (date unknown). Globalization and Women's Rights in Globalization and the Quest for Social and Environmental Justice: The Relevance of International Law in an Evolving World Order. Routledge-Cavendish Taylor & Francis Group. Accepted, .
  • GEORGE,ERIKA (date unknown). A Prescription for Development: Curing What Ails Foreign Aid to Africa. G8 Magazine. Accepted, .
  • GEORGE,ERIKA (date unknown). A Black Lawyer's Reflections on the Legacy of Brown v. Board of Ed., Utah B. J. Accepted, .

Research Keywords

  • Cacao Products

Presentations

  • Hate Speech vs. Freedom of Speech: How Social Justice Advocates can Promote Diversity for All People in a Period of Intolerance, Achievement Week, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. , Presented, 2017.
  • Tweeting to Topple Tyranny: Social Media and Corporate Social Responsibility, Annual Lecture for the Centre for Business Ethics at University College London Law School. , Presented, 2011.
  • Human Rights Universalism, Cultural Relativism and the Right to Health in the Context of South Africa's HIV/AIDS Crisis, University of Utah. , Presented, 2009.
  • Corporate Responsibility and Digital Rights: The Global Network Initiative and Private Regulatory Efforts, Drake University Law School. , Presented, 2021.
  • Rethinking Rights to Protect Democracy in the Digital Age: Reflections on Incitement and Inequality, Drake University Law School. , Presented, 2021.
  • Incorporating Rights: Competition, Choice and Change, IIT-Kent Chicago Law. , Presented, 2021.
  • Because of Her: Stories of Women Making A Difference, The Bee, Utah Museum of Fine Arts (virtual). , Presented, 2020.
  • Women Defending the Rights of Women in Immigration Detention: Dawn Wooten’s Fight to End Forced Sterilizations, Yaroslav Mudryl National Law University, Kharkiv, Ukraine (virtual). , Presented, 2020.
  • Humanities Matters, The Alta Club, Salt Lake City, Utah (virtual). , Presented, 2020.
  • Advancing Antiracism: A Conversation with Ibram X. Kendi, Tanner Humanities Center. , Presented, 2020.
  • Who Counts? Building Inclusive Business and Human Rights Indicators to Promote the Rights of People with Disabilities, Syracuse University College of Law, New York. , Presented, 2020.
  • Dancing Around Whiteness: Obstacles to Racial Equity in Academic Settings and Contemplative Practice as Self Care Strategy, Department of Dance, University of Utah, Utah. , Presented, 2020.
  • Recent Developments in Business and Human Rights, Commentator, University of Geneva, Switzerland. , Presented, 2019.
  • Inclusive and Sustainable Participation of Women in International Trade: Engendering International Law, Keynote, TradeMark East Africa, Nairobi, Kenya. , Presented, 2019.
  • Protecting the Rights of Resettled Refugees, United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, Utah. , Presented, 2019.
  • Incorporating Rights: The United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, American Bar Association Section on International Law, Oxford, England. , Presented, 2019.
  • Civilian Diplomacy, Keynote, Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy and US Department of State, Utah. , Presented, 2019.
  • Equity and Diversity in Sustainability, Wasatch Experience, University of Utah. , Presented, 2019.
  • South African Constitutional Law and Socioeconomic Rights Litigation: The Legacy of Heinz Klug, New York Law School (June 2019). , Presented, 2019.
  • Transforming Politics Through Participation: The Struggle to Secure the Right to Vote for Women of All Colors, Women Lawyers of Utah. , Presented, 2019.
  • Mindfulness in the Law School Environment, National People of Color Law Conference, Washington DC. , Presented, 2019.
  • Building Inclusive Communities for Refugees, Women of the World, Utah. , Presented, 2019.
  • Empirical Approaches to Human Rights Law and the Rise of Indicators, American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting. , Presented, 2019.
  • The Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., Morgan Stanley, Utah. , Presented, 2019.
  • Human Rights at a Crossroads: From 1948-2018 and Beyond, City University Hong Kong. , Presented, 2018.
  • Human Rights and Corporate Responsibilities in the Global Food System, Harvard Law School. , Presented, 2018.
  • Recognizing Women’s Rights at Work: Health and Women Workers in Global Supply Chains, Yaroslav Mudryl National Law University, Kharkiv, Ukraine )(via Skype). , Presented, 2018.
  • Bringing Human Rights into Bilateral Investment Treaties: South Africa’s Alternative Approach to International Investment Disputes, National University Singapore. , Presented, 2018.
  • Promoting Environmental Justice Through Partnerships for the Sustainable Development Goals, University of Wisconsin Law School. , Presented, 2018.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Media Corporations, Boston College Law School. , Presented, 2018.
  • Protecting Human Rights through Rankings and Reporting: Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Media Corporations, Duke University. , Presented, 2018.
  • Combatting Corruption: Transparency, Certification and Codes of Conduct to Change the Fate of Myanmar’s Forests, Ingram Colloquium Improving Environmental Governance in Developing Countries, UNSW Sydney. , Presented, 2017.
  • Access to Remedy: Treaty Talks and the Terms of a New Accountability Accord, United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva. , Presented, 2017.
  • Enforcing Corporate Social Responsibility by Reporting and Ranking, HEC Law Paris. , Presented, 2017.
  • Incorporating Rights: Ranking Corporate Respect for Human Rights, Lutie Writing Workshop, University of Michigan. , Presented, 2017.
  • Incorporating Rights: Coding CSR Commitments, Global Business and Human Rights Scholars Association Conference, Santa Clara University. , Presented, 2017.
  • Transformation through Transparency: Human Rights in Global Food Supply Chains, Law & Society Association. , Presented, 2017.
  • International Trade and Human Rights Impacts, University of Cape Town. , Presented, 2017.
  • Transformation through Transparency: Human Rights Corporate Responsibilities and Certifications in the Global Food System, University of Texas, Austin. , Presented, 2017.
  • The Voluntary Principles on Security: Multi-stakeholder Initiatives and Respect for Human Rights in the Extractives Sector, Occidental College. , Presented, 2017.
  • Business and Human Rights Recent Developments, University of Connecticut. , Presented, 2017.
  • Food Security and Sustainability, University of California, Irvine. , Presented, 2017.
  • Imagining Equity in South Africa’s International Economic Agreements and Social Inclusion: Justice Moseneke and Economic Justice, University of Cape Town, South Africa. , Presented, 2016.
  • Competition and Choice: Activist Investors as Ethical Enforcement Agents, Brigham Young University School of Law, SLC, UT. , Presented, 2016.
  • Environmental Justice and Race in the United States: International Human Rights and Equal Environmental Protection, University of Alabama. , Presented, 2016.
  • The Role of Reporting: Information and Concerned Constituencies as Business Ethics Enforcement Agents, University of Iowa. , Presented, 2016.
  • Change and Voluntary Codes of Conduct: Corporate Rhetoric and Self-Regulation, American Bar Foundation. , Presented, 2016.
  • International Human Rights: Legal, Political and Policy Frameworks Applicable to the Extractive Industries, Panama City, Panama. , Presented, 2016.
  • Access to Remedy: Treaty Talks and the Terms of New Accountability Accord, International Commission of Justice, Geneva Switzerland. , Presented, 2015.
  • Information and Accountability: Regulating the Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights Through Ranking and Reporting, New York University School of Law. , Presented, 2015.
  • Overloading Human Rights, American Society of International Law Annual Meeting. , Presented, 2015.
  • Incorporating Rights: Access to Medicines and the Pharmaceutical Industry Sector Georgetown Law, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. , Presented, 2015.
  • Incorporating Rights: The Role of Lawyers in Business and the Human Rights Movement, Harvard Law School, Center on the Legal Profession. , Presented, 2015.
  • The Human Right to Water and Corporate Responsibility: Selected Case Studies from Emerging Market Economies, Washington & Lee University School of Law. , Presented, 2015.
  • Transformation through Transparency: Human Rights and Corporate Responsibilities in the Global Food System, UCLA School of Law. , Presented, 2014.
  • Incorporating Rights: The Evolution and Implications of International Corporate Responsibility Initiatives, Washington & Lee University School of Law. , Presented, 2014.
  • Empowerment Rights and the Status of Women: Global Standards and Local Strategies to Promote Equality, Utah Women’s Giving Circle. , Presented, 2014.
  • Implementing Dodd-Frank 1502/1504 Advancing Human Rights through Financial Reporting, University of Connecticut Dodd Research Center. , Presented, 2014.
  • Incorporating Rights: Child Labor in African Agriculture and the Challenge of Changing Practices in the Cocoa Industry, University of California Davis School of Law. , Presented, 2014.
  • Incorporating Rights: Corporate Responsibility, Conscious Communities and Transnational Order, Northwestern University School of Law. , Presented, 2013.
  • Trading in Peace and Conflict: Colombian Farmers and the U.S. Free Trade Agreement, University of Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia. , Presented, 2013.
  • Sovereign Powers and Corporate Personhood in International Law: Charter Corporations and the Colonial Project, Cornell Law School Summer Institute at Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, France. , Presented, 2013.
  • Change: Engendering Equality at the Intersection of Culture and Commerce, Albany Law School, Albany NY. , Presented, 2013.
  • From Guiding Principles to Global Architecture: Business and Human Rights, University of Connecticut (roundtable participant). , Presented, 2013.
  • Incorporating Rights, University of Washington School of Law (January 2013). , Presented, 2013.
  • Tweeting to Topple Tyranny: Social Media and Corporate Social Responsibility, Law & Society Association Annual Meeting. , Presented, 2012.
  • Scholarship as Service to Self and Others, Association of American Law Schools Workshop for New Law Teachers. , Presented, 2012.
  • Conflict Commerce: Congo’s Minerals, Corporate Social Responsibility and Supply Chain Transparency, North Carolina Central University. , Presented, 2012.
  • Stones of Hope: How African Activists Reclaim Human Rights to Challenge Global Poverty, African Public Interest Law Gathering at University of Witwatersrand Law (commentator). , Presented, 2011.
  • Contrasting Models of Corporate Social Responsibility: Overcoming Management Myopia by Taking the Long View, University of Oslo (commentator). , Presented, 2011.
  • Scholarship as Service to Self and Others, Association of American Law Schools Workshop for Pre-tenured People of Color. , Presented, 2011.
  • The World of Women from the Womb to Working the Night Shift: Gender and Corporate Social Responsibility in India, American Bar Foundation. , Presented, 2011.
  • Knowledge, Domination and the Public in Africa, Dahlem Conference, Freie Universitat Berlin/Max-Planck-Institut fur Ethnologische Forschung (discussant). , Presented, 2011.
  • The Human Right to Health and HIV/AIDS: South-South Cooperative Efforts to Fight Infectious Disease and Reframe Global Intellectual Property Principles, South Africa Study Group New York Law School. , Presented, 2011.
  • Free Expression and Intellectual Property Ownership in Conflict: Reflections on Genes, Gender and the Right to Health, University of Cape Town. , Presented, 2010.
  • Linking Corporate Practices to Human Rights Abuses: The New Approach to Accountability, ABA Section of International Law Fall Meeting. , Presented, 2010.
  • The World of Women from the Womb to Working the Night Shift: Gender and Corporate Social Responsibility in India, Emory University School of Law Feminism and Legal Theory Workshop on Vulnerability and the Corporation (October 2010). , Presented, 2010.
  • Gender and Globalization, Law and Society Association (June 2010). , Presented, 2010.
  • Human Rights and Legal Systems in the Global South, Indiana University Journal of Global Legal Studies, Apr. 2010. , Presented, 2010.
  • Globalization and the Human Rights Protection Gap: Corporate Social Responsibility Compacts to Close the Distance, Vanderbilt University School of Law. , Presented, 2010.
  • Reproductive Rights, Human Rights and the Right to Health, Case Western Reserve. , Presented, 2010.
  • Gender Based Asylum Claims from Africa and FGM, Film Review: Mrs. Gounod's Daughter, panelist, Sundance Inst. , Presented, 2009.
  • Soft Law and Self-Regulation to Promote Corporate Compliance with Human Rights, Drexel University. , Presented, 2009.
  • The Intersection of Identity and HIV/AIDS: South-South Cooperative Efforts to Fight Infectious Disease, Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. , Presented, 2009.
  • The Role of Law in Restoration, Recovery and Accountability, Catholic University, Access to Justice Symposium, Buenos Aries, Argentina. , Presented, 2009.
  • Women's Rights as Human Rights: Reproductive Rights in Latin America, Los Andes University, Santiago, Chile. , Presented, 2009.
  • Gender Discrimination: A Comparison of Constitutional Approaches in South Africa and the United States, Stellenbosch University, Colloquium Constitutional Rights in Two Worlds: A Constitutional Dialogue, Stellenbosch, South Africa. , Presented, 2009.
  • ACLU Freedom Files: Freedom to Vote Protecting the Ballot, panelist, Utah ACLU and Salt Lake City Arts Center. , Presented, 2008.
  • High Tech Trash: The Afterlife of Your Computer in Asia and Africa, moderator, Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources and the Environment and Salt Lake City Public Library. , Presented, 2008.
  • A Discussion of a Human Rights Approach to Reproductive Rights, University of Colorado School of Law, Roundtable on Reproductive Rights and Human Rights in the Legal Academy. , Presented, 2008.
  • The Cost of Conducting Business Consciously: Reflections on the Role of Corporate Social Responsibility, Chapman University Law School. , Presented, 2008.
  • Sustainability and Diversity Panel, University of Utah. Panel, Presented, 2017.
  • Incorporating Rights: Empire, Global Enterprise and Global Justice, West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, WV. Panel, Presented, 2013.
  • Free Expression and Intellectual Property Ownership in Conflict: Reflections on Genes, Gender, Race and the ACLU’s Challenge to Myriad Genetics, Law & Society Association. Panel, Presented, 2013.
  • The FDA’s Authority Over Labeling: Current Ironies and Future Improvements, Boston Petrie-Flom Center Harvard Law School, Cambridge MA (with Leslie Francis & Robin Craig). Panel, Presented, 2013.
  • Incorporating Rights: Imperialism and Evolving Accounts of Corporate Identity and Responsibility, University of St. Thomas School of Law, Minneapolis, MN. Panel, Presented, 2013.
  • Feminism and the Future of African International Legal Scholarship, American Society of International Law Annual Meeting, Washington DC. Panel, Presented, 2013.
  • The International Impact of Extractive Industries, Loyola University Chicago School of Law (February 2013). Panel, Presented, 2013.
  • Third World Approaches to International Law: Capitalism and the Common Good Roundtable, University of Oregon School of Law. Panel, Presented, 2011.
  • Framing the Rule of Law Discussion in Sub-Saharan Africa, Rebuilding Sierra Leone: Changing Institutions and Culture Conference, University of South Carolina. Panel, Presented, 2011.
  • Human Rights Human Security: Finding Food for a Sustainable Future, American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, panelist Food Security, the Financial Crisis, and International Regulation: Perspectives from Africa. Panel, Presented, 2010.
  • See No Evil? Revisiting Early Visions of the Social Responsibility of Business, Seattle University, Center on Corporations, Law and Society. Panel, Presented, 2009.

Languages

  • Spanish, Basic.
  • French, Functional.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Asia
  • South Africa
  • Africa
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Nigeria
  • Senegal
  • Egypt