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Law profs blog live on Prop 8 noon today

The Sacramento Bee will host a live debate on the California Supreme Court’s ruling upholding Proposition 8 at noon today. The panelists are Vikram Amar, professor and associate dean of the UC Davis law school; Professor Alan Brownstein, an expert …
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Post-election roundup

The Obama/Palin ticket: Law professor Vikram David Amar asks, why not have separate votes for President and Vice President? Dancing in the streets: Professor emeritus of history Ruth Rosen writes that the last time Americans danced in the streets was …
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Young voters see Obama’s race as an asset

Barack Obama’s support is strongest among young voters and declines in older age groups, according to this AP story. It’s not just that race is not an issue for younger voters who have grown up with black celebrities and politicians: …
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NSA continues recognition of UC Davis Computer Security Lab

The National Security Agency has once again designated the Computer Security Laboratory at UC Davis as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research. The designation runs through 2013. The lab was one of the first to be …
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Yolo voting machines secure — Oakley

Yolo County clerk Freddie Oakley was breathing a bit easier Saturday, after California Secretary of State Debra Bowen ruled that the Hart voting machines used in the county could be used for next February’s election. Late on Friday, Bowen decertified …
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