UCI News

KCRW, Nov. 2, 2016
Ballot box battles as the race comes down to the wire
In many states, Republican claims of widespread “voter fraud” have led to photo ID laws and other restrictions that Democrats call “voter suppression.” … We hear what could be in store at polling places during early voting − and on Election Day. Guests: … Rick Hasen, University of California, Irvine ….

The Washington Post, Nov. 1, 2016
Democrats sue Trump, Republicans in four states and allege ‘campaign of vigilante voter intimidation’
This case could have huge ramifications on the last-minute strategies of both parties, said election law expert Rick Hasen of University of California, Irvine.

Orange County Register, Nov. 3, 2016
A more sensible prison policy
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the UC Irvine School of Law, [writes]: Over-incarceration is an enormous problem in California, and throughout the United States, with great economic and human costs. Proposition 57 is a crucial step to a more sensible prison policy.

Daily Mail, Nov. 2, 2016
The Antarctic melt revealed: Dramatic NASA images claim to show staggering loss of ice at the south pole
A study by NASA and the University of California, Irvine revealed the barren region was hemorrhaging ice at a rate triple that of a decade before. … “The mass loss of these glaciers is increasing at an amazing rate,” said scientist Isabella Velicogna, jointly of the University of California, Irvine and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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