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Pacific in the Press | March 22, 2016

Mar 22, 2016

Quote of the week
Here are examples of how University of the Pacific was represented in the media in recent days:

Summaries:

The Washington Post
Pacific hires Damon Stoudamire as new basketball coach
March 16, 2016
This Associated Press story was carried by The Washington Post and more than a dozen other newspapers and news websites nationwide. Regional affiliates of the major television networks also reported the news in the Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto market and around the country. "I'm honored to be here today. I appreciate this opportunity," Damon Stoudamire said. "I'm looking forward to making this whole community of Stockton proud." Said Athletic Director Ted Leland: "Damon is a teacher, a coach, a role model. He's an advocate for student-athletes."
Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/

PolitiFact
No, Donald Trump, we are not giving Iran $150 billion for 'nothing'
March 17, 2016
This PolitiFact report asks: "Okay, $150 billion in exchange for nada does sound like a pretty terrible deal - but is that actually what was agreed upon?" Michael Malloy, distinguished professor of law, said Trump's claim is inaccurate. "The best I can say is that he got the name of the country right," Malloy said. "Almost nothing else in there is right."
Read more: http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2016/mar/17/donald-trump/no-donald-trump-we-are-not-giving-iran-150-billion/

Capital Public Radio Insight
Supreme Court Nomination
March 16, 2016
Leslie Jacobs, professor of law, talked with Insight host Beth Ruyak about President Barack Obama's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland. Jacobs discussed Garland's background and prospects for confirmation.
Read more: http://www.capradio.org/news/insight/2016/03/16/insight-031616a/

The Sacramento Bee
A different Scalia legacy: The gift of same-sex marriage
March 19, 2016
Lawrence C. Levine, assistant professor of law, argues in this op-ed that "nowhere has Scalia been praised for the role he played in creating a constitutional right for gays and lesbians to marry ... If this sounds like hogwash or, to use Scalia-speak, 'argle-bargle,' hear me out."
Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/california-forum/article66801512.html#storylink=cpy

CBS Sacramento
Home water filter could provide answer to Stockton's chloramine problem
March 15, 2016
Mary Kay Camarillo, associate professor of engineering, advises on issues consumers should consider when buying a home filter to remove chloramines. For example, she said removal rates vary depending on the type of carbon used in the filter.
Read more: http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2016/03/15/home-water-filter-could-provide-answer-to-stocktons-chloramine-problem/

The Sacramento Bee
California farms added 30,000 jobs in 2015 despite drought
March 17, 2016
Jeffrey Michael, director of the Center for Business and Policy Research, said the size of the 2015 job gains is surprising - so surprising that he thinks the preliminary figures will be adjusted downward to a more modest increase.
Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/water-and-drought/article66693797.html#storylink=cpy

The Sacramento Bee
Unemployment rates fall in Sacramento, statewide
March 18, 2016
Sacramento-area employers added 2,000 jobs during the month, led by 2,100 jobs in the leisure and hospitality sector. Jeff Michael, director of the Center for Business and Policy Research, said a stronger ski season at Lake Tahoe could be responsible for the healthy increase in jobs.
Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/news/business/article66861257.html#storylink=cpy

Redding Record Searchlight
Legal flap in fatal 2014 wreck in hands of appellate court
Redding Record Searchlight
Mike Vitiello, distinguished professor of law, says the public defender's office has a compelling argument.
Read more: http://www.redding.com/news/local/legal-flap-in-fatal-2014-wreck-in-hands-of-appellate-court-2e2c3f12-730b-6677-e053-0100007f540c-372294761.html

Sacramento Business Journal
Here's how UC Davis, McGeorge fared in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings
March 18, 2016
Both McGeorge School of Law and UC Davis School of Law rose in the 2017 edition of the U.S. News & World Report's best law schools.
Read more: http://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2016/03/18/how-uc-davis-mcgeorge-fared-in-latest-rankings.html

CNN Money
How this son of migrant farmworkers became an astronaut
March 14, 2016
Photo accompanying this profile of regent and former NASA astronaut Jose Hernandez shows his graduation day at University of the Pacific.
Read more: http://money.cnn.com/2016/03/14/news/economy/jose-hernandez-migrant-astronaut/

The Record
Experts give advice to teens for Law Day Speaker Series
March 18, 2016
Legal scholars from University of the Pacific joined local judges and officials from Humphreys College and the Stockton Police Chaplaincy in this event aimed at inspiring young people to consider law careers. The event was a partnership of the Pacific Law Academy and San Joaquin County Bar Association.
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/article/20160318/NEWS/160319681

 

 

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