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Saturday Aug 30 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

At last, economy nears liftoff speed

In this 2013 file photo, operator Peter Lancaster works on a solar module assembly line at Soitec in Rancho Bernardo.


Related Topix: Rancho Bernardo (San Diego, CA), San Diego, CA, San Diego County, CA, Point Loma Nazarene University

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Years later, displaced workers still jobless

When a company relocates, closes up shop, or eliminates positions, many of its longest-term employees don't find other jobs.


Related Topix: San Diego County, CA, Vista, CA

Design News

Video: Temporary Tats Harvest Energy from Sweat

Temporary tattoos are usually fun entertainment for kids. But researchers in California have used them for quite another purpose -- to create a biobattery that can harvest energy from human sweat.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, UC San Diego

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Law Professor Blogs Network

Article on Gratuitous and Contractual Transfers

Adam J. Hirsch recently published an article entitled, Formalizing Gratuitous and Contractual Transfers: A Situational Theory , Washington University Law Review, Vol.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

Nevada Business Journal

Pisanelli Bice Welcomes Associate Michael R. Kalish

James J. Pisanelli and Todd L. Bice, founding partners of Pisanelli Bice PLLC, announced Michael R. Kalish has joined the firm as an associate attorney.


Business Journal

Outside administrator to oversee Bona, Hilbert alliance talks

Teresa O'Rourke has been retained to administer discussions between St. Bonaventure University and Hilbert College regarding a strategic alliance.


Related Topix: Saint Bonaventure University, Hilbert College

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

More on elitist and populist approaches to originalism

My recent post on elitist and populist versions of originalism has drawn thoughtful responses from Timothy Sandefur of the Pacific Legal Foundation and University of San Diego law professor Michael Ramsey .


Related Topix: Sports

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Uptown San Diego Examiner

Daily Business Report - Aug. 18, 2014

Preparatory work has begun on California's high-speed rail network after years of legal fights and delays.


Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, San Diego, CA, Sorrento Valley (San Diego, CA), La Jolla (San Diego, CA)

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Washington Post

Michael Ramsey on laws banning interracial marriage and the methodology of originalism

In my recent Jotwell essay reviewing David Upham's important new article on originalism and laws banning interracial marriage, I argued that Upham's work effectively demonstrates that legal experts in the 1860s believed that the 14th Amendment bans anti-miscegenation laws, but is far less clear on the issue of whether ordinary citizens interpreted ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, World News

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Genocide Feared in Northern Iraq

That was the promise the world's leaders made to each other after the Holocaust, a promise to intervene when necessary to prevent genocide, the systematic extermination of one group of people by another based on racial, religious or cultural differences.


Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), San Diego County, CA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

USD, UCSD called "coolest schools"

Two local colleges have been named among the "coolest schools" in the country by Sierra magazine for taking steps to protect the environment, address climate issues and encourage environmental responsibility.


Related Topix: San Diego, CA, UC San Diego

Entrepreneur Magazine

How Learning-as-You-Go Is Part of the Entrepreneur's Journey

As a college student I am surrounded by people who study a lot. Going to class and keeping up with your workload is important but is it essential to starting your own business? Almost every entrepreneur is self-taught.


Wed Aug 13, 2014

NBC San Diego

USD, UCSD Among Best U.S. Colleges for Food

College campuses aren't typically known as culinary havens, but two San Diego universities are making a mark with their meals and have just been ranked among the best colleges for food in the United States.


Related Topix: UC San Diego

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

California's Losing Fight Against Smugglers

"You can't fight markets," says David Shirk, associate professor of international relations and director of the Justice in Mexico project at the University of San Diego.


Related Topix: Drugs

Fri Aug 08, 2014


Fleischer sides with Obama's pen pushers on inversions - Grassley...

FLEISCHER SIDES WITH OBAMA'S PEN PUSHERS ON INVERSIONS. University of San Diego Professor Victor Fleischer, most well-known for stirring the debate over taxing carried interest profits, weighs in in the New York Times over just what the White House can do without Congress to stem inversions.


Related Topix: US News, US Treasury, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate, University of Southern California, Tax, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Report: California nonprofits generate $260 billion annually, employ 1 million

A study commissioned by a group representing California nonprofit groups says the organizations employ 1 million people and generate $260 billion in economic activity annually.


Related Topix: California, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Mon Aug 04, 2014

San Diego Padres

Report: Eppler front-runner to be next Padres GM

The team could announce as soon as Wednesday who will replace Josh Byrnes as general manager, but as of Monday, the team reportedly has turned its attention from Rangers assistant general manager A.J. Preller to Yankees assistant general manager Billy Eppler.


Related Topix: Allied Gardens (San Diego, CA), San Diego, CA, Sports, Major League Baseball, San Diego Padres

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Libertarians Debate Basic Income Guarantee

Cato Unbound , the Cato Institute's online journal, with a quartet of libertarian academics and policy analysts lined up to opine on the matter.