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Posted June 22, 2010
Daily Journal, June 22, 2010 – Barry McDonald, professor of law, was quoted in an article titled, "U.S. Justices: Humanitarian Aid Violates Terrorism Law," in which he commented on the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision concerning humanitarian aid to foreign groups designated by the government as terrorist organizations. The article says, "He described the ruling as 'wrongheaded' because any evidence suggesting that a group like the Humanitarian Law Project is actually assisting terrorists is based on 'generalized, speculative statements.'" Register here at the Daily Journal to read the article.
Front Porch Republic, June 21, 2010 – Ted McAllister, Edward L. Gaylord chair and associate professor of public policy, authored an article titled, “A Product of Speed,” in which he lays out the rapid changes that took place politically, socially, and economically during the last century. Read the article.
Los Angeles Times, June 17, 2010 – Warren “Joe” Hahn, assistant professor of decision sciences, was quoted in an article titled, “Oil Spill May Cost BP Far More Than $20 Billion,” in which he used his expertise as a former engineer in the oil industry to comment on the current oil spill crisis in the Gulf of Mexico. Read the article. Hahn was also interviewed by NBC Los Angeles on June 18 for a segment about a devastating oil leak that happened off the coast of California 100 years ago. Watch the interview.
Palisades Post, June 17, 2010 – The Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art at Pepperdine was the subject of an article titled, “Weisman Museum Unlocks the Vault with Art from Permanent Collection,” about the current exhibition, From the Vault. Read the article.
Posted June 1, 2010
Sign On San Diego, May 24, 2010 – In an article titled, "Landis Case Question: Whistle-blower or Snitch?" Pepperdine University was mentioned as the host of a 2007 arbitration hearing for 2006 Tour de France cycling champion Floyd Landis, who was stripped of his victory for a doping offense. Read the article.
The Wall Street Journal, May 21, 2010 – Craig Detweiler, director of the Center for Entertainment, Media, and Culture, was quoted in an article titled, "'Lost' Devotees Need a Little Faith," in which he commented on the final episode of the popular ABC show, Lost. Read the article.