Franklin Zimring quoted by CALmatters.org, April 11, 2018
“The major force in controlling, or failing to control, police use of force is the police chief,” Zimring said. “What state law can do is… make excessive use of deadly force expensive enough to motivate police chiefs.”
David B. Oppenheimer quoted by The Harvard Crimson, April 10, 2018
Oppenheimer speculated the court may give less weight to input from the Justice Department under the Trump administration than courts traditionally have during previous administrations. He said the court may be “more skeptical” of what he called a “very political filing,” despite the fact the department has historically wielded significant influence over matters of civil rights.
Christopher Hoofnagle quoted by California Magazine, April 10, 2018
“This is the way that Facebook and Google sell your data. [They] reward developers for working on their platforms by making personal data available—often much more data than are needed for the API, extension, or application functionality. When [social platforms] make your data available to developers, it is a transfer of value.”
Olga V. Mack writes for Above the Law, April 9, 2018
For every speaking event you participate in, it can be helpful to focus on the “flavor” of public speaking you are engaging in that day. By taking the time to focus on your purpose and style as a speaker, you will be more in tune with yourself as a speaker. This valuable self-feedback can help you learn and grow as a professional.
Erwin Chemerinsky writes for The Sacramento Bee, April 9, 2018
If Dr. King were alive today at age 89, he would remind us of the racial progress over his lifetime, but also of how far there still is to go. He would quote the words of the old spiritual and tell us that we will overcome. Someday.
Ethan Elkind quoted by The Mercury News, East Bay Times, April 8, 2018
“People are not focused on the source of the problem when it comes to our housing shortage — if they’re blaming tech companies and developers, then they’re not showing up at our city council meetings,” said Ethan Elkind. … “That’s where their attention should be focused.”
Chris Hoofnagle quoted by Daily Democrat, April 8, 2018
Other regulatory action could focus on anti-trust issues and the social media giants’ content-moderation practices, said UC Berkeley law professor Chris Hoofnagle. … “You could see the left and right begin to unify around a competition agenda to deal with the censorship issues.”
Christopher Hoofnagle quoted by The Mercury News, April 8, 2018
Other regulatory action could focus on antitrust issues and the social media giants’ content-moderation practices, said UC Berkeley law professor Chris Hoofnagle. … “You could see the left and right begin to unify around a competition agenda to deal with the censorship issues.”
Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by The New York Times, April 7, 2018
“With a Republican Senate and no possibility of a filibuster, he can have whoever he wants on the circuit court,” Mr. Chemerinsky said. “It will dramatically change the Ninth Circuit.”
Franklin Zimring quoted by VICE News, April 5, 2018
“We have a history of an overwhelming tendency, whenever there’s any ambiguity, of giving the officer the benefit of the doubt,” said Franklin Zimring. … “But the much more specific ‘imminent threat of life or great bodily harm’ standard is a clear message of what the currency should be. You don’t kill people unless lives are at stake.”