MSNBC, Sep 30, 2014 1:17 pm
Supreme Court orders cuts to early voting in Ohio
Rick Hasen, a prominent election law scholar at the University of California, Irvine, suggested that the ruling was appropriate. “The Ohio case did not involve significant burdens, and the theories accepted by the district court and 6th Circuit panel were vast constitutional expansions of voting rights,” he wrote on his blog.
Fortune, Sep 30, 2014 1:16 pm
Are women more likely than men to be whistleblowers?
Watkins points to research on gender and risk by Judy Rosener, a professor emerita at the University of California, Irvine. “Women tend to see the downside of risk while men tend to see the upside, which means women tend to take less risk.”
Southern California Public Radio, Sep 30, 2014 1:16 pm
Could the Supreme Court definitively decide on same-sex marriage this year?
Douglas NeJaime, professor of law at UC Irvine, explains what the court could possibly do and what questions it sidestepped last year.
The Atlantic, Sep 30, 2014 1:16 pm
The rise of the M.D./M.B.A. degree
Chandler estimates that there are about 500 students in joint M.D./M.B.A. programs across the country this year. She runs the joint degree program at UC Irvine, where 20 percent of medical students in the incoming class are doing the M.D./M.B.A. program.
Vox, Sep 30, 2014 1:16 pm
The hidden history of protest in China and Hong Kong
I spoke to historian Jeffrey Wasserstrom, the Chancellor's Professor of History at UC Irvine. ... We discussed why these protests are happening now, why the Chinese government is so worried about the demonstrations, and the unique role students play in Hong Kong and Chinese protest more broadly.
The New York Times, Sep 29, 2014 2:45 pm
In creating ‘Martyrs’ Day,’ China promotes a vision of the past
Hu Ying, a professor of literature at the University of California, Irvine, said use of the word “martyr” had a long tradition in China. … “The party wants to keep hold of this term ‘martyr,’ ” she said, “and not allow it to be used by other groups.”
The Washington Post, Sep 29, 2014 2:44 pm
Law school dean to the Supreme Court: This love affair is over
His conclusion? “The court has frequently failed, throughout American history, at its most important tasks, at its most important moments. This is not easy for me to conclude or to say.” In an interview, [Erwin] Chemerinsky, 61, an unapologetic liberal and dean of the law school at the University of California, Irvine, seems a bit surprised at himself.
Los Angeles Times, Sep 29, 2014 2:44 pm
What does Bill Gross’ departure from Pimco mean for your 401(k)?
“To be honest, I don’t think it will have an immediate impact,” said Christopher Schwarz, an associate professor of finance at The Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine. “Generally speaking, once you’re in a fund you almost never leave, unless something incredible happens.”
Bookforum, Sep 29, 2014 2:44 pm
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the University of California, Irvine, School of Law and one of the most accomplished litigators and scholars of his generation, argues in The Case Against the Supreme Court that the justices’ bad old ways are coming back. Increasingly, they back big business, prosecutors and representatives of the white majority.
Robb Report, Sep 29, 2014 2:43 pm
Driven to abstraction
On October 11, the University of California, Irvine will debut Ed Moses: Cross Section, a large retrospective of Moses’s work, including two of the Tokitas’ paintings, which is then expected to travel internationally.