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CBS News, Aug. 22, 2018
What Cohen’s plea says about Trump and campaign finance violations
“If Trump was in on this, he cooperated with Cohen in doing this, and they were conspiring to break campaign finance laws, and the motive was to help the campaign, then he could be guilty of a crime as well,” said Rick Hasen, professor at University of California – Irvine Law School who specializes in campaign finance.

Daily Pilot, Aug. 22, 2018
UC Irvine Law touts pro bono work and academic achievement as 10th anniversary celebrations begin
“We are not satisfied with the status quo,” Dean L. Song Richardson said at the ceremony. “We want to build the law school all other law schools will follow.” … The law school has become one of the most renowned in the country. It’s ranked No. 21 out of 194 by U.S. News & World Report. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

Teen Vogue, Aug. 22, 2018
‘Forbes’ Releases 2018 America’s Top Colleges Rankings
Earlier this year, Forbes ranked the country’s best value colleges, with UCLA, UC Berkeley, Brigham Young, UC Irvine, and the University of Washington — Seattle making up the top five.

Time Magazine, Aug. 22, 2018
Trump Said Campaign Finance Violations Aren’t a Crime. Experts Say That’s ‘Nonsensical’
“Civil fines are paid by campaigns all the time. Obama paid them, [John] McCain paid them … they’re inadvertent violations,” said Rick Hasen, a professor at University of California, Irvine who specializes in election and campaign finance law. “It’s not the amount of the money, it’s the willfulness. Knowing you’re violating the law.”

CRN, Aug. 22, 2018
Expert: Rogue States Haven’t Been This Aggressive Since Pirates Roamed The Seas
Countries such as China, Russia and Iran have begun treating American multinational companies as though they were other nations subject to attack, according to Bryan Cunningham, executive director of UC Irvine’s Cybersecurity Policy and Research Institute. … Specifically, Cunningham said rogue states feel like offensive cyber-activity is their right and part of the way they can compete with first-world military powers.

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