Day: January 16, 2014

UCI Center for Psychology & Law forum will address use of rap lyrics in criminal trials

EVENT: UC Irvine’s Center for Psychology & Law and the Newkirk Center for Science & Society are hosting “Rap on Trial,” a discussion panel addressing the recent practice of using rap lyrics as evidence in criminal cases. Prosecutors have argued before judges and juries that rap lyrics are either autobiographical confessions of illegal behavior or proof […]

UCI Chancellor Michael Drake to fulfill fundraising promise by leading Irvine bike tour

EVENT: UC Irvine Chancellor Michael V. Drake will lead about 50 cyclists on a 25-mile tour of the city of Irvine – fulfilling the Promise for Education he made last fall as part of a University of California systemwide scholarship campaign. He earned the most pledges of any participant, bringing in $21,443. WHEN/WHERE: 9 a.m. […]