The New York Times, Oct 23, 2014 11:05 am
Supreme Court edits a dissent, and admits it
The error was noted Tuesday by Richard L. Hasen, a law professor at the University of California, Irvine. A court spokeswoman said that Justice Ginsburg’s assertion about those IDs had been deleted from her dissent and that the justice had also made “small stylistic changes” to her opinion.
Scientific American, Oct 23, 2014 11:05 am
Can general anesthesia trigger dementia?
The molecules in anesthesia “can trigger other mechanisms that have nothing to do with anesthesia itself,” says Maria Lioudyno, a neuroscientist at the University of California, Irvine. Including “processes that may be linked to neurodegeneration.”
NPR, Oct 23, 2014 11:03 am
Justice Ginsburg revises Texas voter ID dissent, then announces it
Three days after the opinion was released, professor Richard Hasen of the University of California, Irvine said on his election law blog that the state does in fact accept the Veterans Affairs IDs. Upon confirmation of that fact by the Texas secretary of state's office, Ginsburg amended her opinion.
The Atlantic, Oct 23, 2014 11:03 am
Let the body rest, for the sake of the brain
Led by Steven J. Frenda of the University of California, Irvine, the study found that of the 193 people tested, participants who slept for less than five hours a night were significantly more likely to say they had seen a news video when they in fact never had. The sleep-deprived group was also more suggestible.
Los Angeles Times, Oct 23, 2014 11:03 am
Holiday airfares are rising amid record airline profits
Jan Brueckner, an economics professor at UC Irvine, is not as critical of airlines. "Airlines have been historically big money losers, so having airlines make a profit is a good thing," Brueckner said. "It means the industry is healthy."
Los Angeles Times, Oct 22, 2014 3:36 pm
Southland’s bad-air days jump in 2014; hot, stagnant weather blamed
Barbara Finlayson-Pitts, a chemistry professor at UC Irvine who directs the research institute AirUCI, said Southern California’s upswing in bad-air days this year “is likely to be a statistically insignificant blip on a declining ozone trend.”
Zocalo Public Square, Oct 22, 2014 3:36 pm
The media can’t let us take democratic rights for granted
The media – a so-called “fourth branch of government” – has an obligation to remind us not of our partisan, ethnic, gender, or geographic identities, but of our democratic identity. … Jennifer M. Ramos is associate professor of political science at Loyola Marymount University and visiting associate researcher at UC Irvine.
OC Weekly, Oct 22, 2014 3:36 pm
Dana Rohrabacher, Lou Correa, Judge Jim Gray among UCI marijuana symposium speakers
An all-day symposium at UC Irvine Thursday is not only dedicated to one of OC Weekly's favorite topics (marijuana legalization), but it includes ... colorful characters who have filled our pages (print and otherwise) for years (Dana Rohrabacher, Lou Correa, Judge Jim Gray and Tom Umberg).
The Chronicle of Higher Education, Oct 22, 2014 3:35 pm
Brain-training companies get advice from some academics, criticism from others
Susanne M. Jaeggi, an assistant professor in the School of Education at the University of California, Irvine, briefly collaborated with Lumosity several years ago …. But her name is still in Lumosity’s materials, and she has found her photo on other companies’ websites, used without her permission.
Daily Journal, Oct 22, 2014 3:35 pm
Law clinic to help low-income residents of Coachella Valley
Low-income residents of the Coachella Valley are set to get legal assistance as a result of a partnership between UC Irvine School of Law and Inland Counties Legal Services in weekend clinics kicking off Saturday. … Interaction with clients is an important part of the plan … 95 percent of the law students do pro bono work before graduating. PDF