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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.
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.”
Douglas NeJaime, professor of law at UC Irvine, explains what the court could possibly do and what questions it sidestepped last year.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
“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.”
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.
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.
Kenya’s veteran writer and Nobel Prize for Literature front-runner Ngugi wa Thiong’o is set to be feted at home next month. … Ngugi teaches at the University of California, Irvine.
Abundant natural gas … will also “delay the use and price-competitiveness of lower-carbon renewable energy sources,” writes lead author Christine Shearer and her colleagues in the report.