Franklin Zimring and Gordon Hawkins study cited by The New York Times, Nov. 7, 2017
The United States is not actually more prone to crime than other developed countries, according to a landmark 1999 study by Franklin E. Zimring and Gordon Hawkins. … American crime is simply more lethal. … They concluded that the discrepancy, like so many other anomalies of American violence, came down to guns.
Erwin Chemerinsky brief cited by Independent, Nov. 7, 2017
The group, which includes Erwin Chemerinsky … said: “Cultivating a false sense that political leaders are adored by the public is critical to warping the public’s understanding of how those leaders are really viewed by the public and, in turn, to quashing democratic impulses.”
Ann Ravel quoted by Press-Telegram, Nov. 7, 2017
Ann Ravel … said the latter type of right hasn’t been bestowed upon internet access. “The courts have not enunciated this as a basic legal right,” Ravel said. “And as far as I know legislatures have not so indicated either.”
Saira Mohamed quoted by Daily Journal (registration required), Nov. 7, 2017
She recently taught the opinion, though it was later vacated after the city and the class settled, and she said that it was an important decision. “I think the Jones case is pioneering in its understanding of the criminalization of poverty,” she commented.
Barbara Bryant quoted by The Sacramento Bee, Nov. 6, 2017
Bryant said the confidentiality protections should extend to people who are accused of sexual harassment, at least until investigators determine if someone might have committed a crime. That may help an accused person feel less defensive. “If we can make progress to resolve it between the individuals, the whole idea is that it would be kept private,” she said.
Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by The Sacramento Bee, Nov. 6, 2017
This is unprecedented in American history. So far as is known, never before has a foreign power systematically tried to exercise such influence in an American election. This warrants a thorough investigation and steps to ensure it never happens again.
Erwin Chemerinsky and john a. powell quoted by California Magazine, Nov. 6, 2017
“Would we be better off if the campus had the power to prevent the speakers that they find offensive from being there?” Chemerinsky says. “We might think that’s our ideal, but I still worry that’s what would have kept students from protesting segregation, or from protesting the Vietnam War. When you give the government the power to censor the speech that we find offensive, it’s going to be used against us.”
“We are moral beings, and we have to think about things in a much deeper way than just what the court said,” powell said. “Some things injure other people, and both the concept of liberty and equality doesn’t allow us to injure other people with impunity.”
Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by The Hill, Nov. 6, 2017
Law professors are accusing President Trump of acting like a dictator by blocking critics from his Twitter account. … The group, which includes Erwin Chemerinsky … said “such practices are a familiar playbook for authoritarian regimes.”
Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by Huffington Post, Nov. 4, 2017
Erwin Chemerinsky … has said that “any administrator in a public university who tried to follow Professor Marcus’s approach would certainly be successfully sued for violating the First Amendment.”
Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by MassLive.com, Nov. 3, 2017
Newdow’s defeat in the Pledge of Allegiance case could signal a difficult road ahead for Bilbo’s lawsuit, suggested … Erwin Chemerinsky. … “Courts generally have not been receptive to this in the context of the Pledge of Allegiance,” Chemerinsky wrote in an email.