Olga Mack writes for Above the Law, November 27, 2017
Writing is a great way to reach a wide audience, develop credibility, and be seen as an expert in your field. And there is no doubt that your social media presence has a powerful and extensive reach that you can use to motivate people in different ways. You can capture the world’s attention using your voice.
Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by Los Angeles Times, Nov. 26, 2017
“His was a jurisprudence that was really based on the recognition of the dignity of every person,” said UC Berkeley Law School Dean Erwin Chemerinsky. “For him the law was much less about abstractions and much more about what it would mean in people’s lives.”
Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 26, 2017
As Chemerinsky put it, the court read the Constitution’s protections of free speech and a free press as a guarantee that “there is a full and open discussion about those who run for office, even though false things may be said at times. Let the speech go on.”
Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by Los Angeles Times, Nov. 25, 2017
Although no one can now predict when executions will resume, … Erwin Chemerinsky said “it is just a matter of time. The uncertainty in all of this … is what will Jerry Brown do.”
Deirdre Mulligan quoted by The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 23, 2017
Uber, which is based in San Francisco, said names, email addresses and phone numbers for millions of riders were accessed, as well as the driver’s license numbers for about 600,000 drivers. The unauthorized access of those names and numbers would have triggered the requirement for such a disclosure in California, Ms. Mulligan said.
Erwin Chemerinsky cited by The Virginian-Pilot, Nov. 21, 2017
Erwin Chemerinsky … wrote that the idea of a wall between church and state was “left in disarray, if not shambles” by the ruling.
Adam Sterling quoted by Daily Journal (registration required), Nov. 20, 2017
Berkeley’s law school, in conjunction with the university’s business and engineering schools, will offer a class this spring titled, “Blockchain, Cryptoeconomics, and the Future of Technology, Business and Law.” … “If we can put our students on the front lines of this, they will leave law school very well prepared,” Sterling said.
Erwin Chemerinsky writes for The Sacramento Bee, Nov. 20, 2017
Trump already has nominated 58 individuals to federal court of appeals and district court judgeships. The American Bar Association, an independent and nonpartisan organization, for decades has evaluated federal judicial nominees. It has found four of these nominees to be “unqualified,” something that prior to the Trump presidency had occurred only four times since 1989.
Prasad Krishnamurthy quoted by Courthouse News, Nov. 20, 2017
“It will largely depend on the court and how willing the court is to believe these mergers can harm competition and how much deference they’re willing to give the government in what is largely a prospective case,” Krishnamurthy said in an interview.
Jesse Choper quoted by San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 18, 2017
“There’s very little speech that you can compel by law,” said … Choper. “You can require an organization to give very basic information. I don’t think you can require an organization to make statements that are disputed. … Those statements (about the harmful effects of abortion) are in dispute.”