Staying Up at Night over Voting Rights AND Sleep, the Next Frontier

UCI Law professor, insanely busy blogger, and very present on all media platforms, Rick Hasen – returns our to talk about Voting Rights and 2016 electoral outcomes on state and national levels. Eyes on Wisconsin, North Carolina, and the shape of your Congressional district. Among his many relevant reads are, published by Yale University Press, are: “Plutocrats United: Campaign Money, the Supreme Court, and the Distortion of American Elections, ” and “The Voting Wars; from Florida to the Next Election Meltdown.” Follow Rick Hasen at: or @rickhasen on twitter.

If those trends keep you up at night, our next guest Dr. Ruth Benca, Professor and Chair of UCI’s Dept. of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, (minute 28) offers important insights about sleep hygiene. Along the way, she presents some very cool aspects about the sleeping brain that you probably have not considered. Psst, all critters sleep! Details: 2/7 7:30 pm at the Barclay Theater at UCI; 949-842-5193,; presented by the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. No tickets or reservations are necessary.