On Tuesday, August 19, 2014, the Fowler School of Law Alumni Advisory Board announced the new executive board members during their quarterly meeting. The 2014-2015 Alumni Advisory Board includes: Chair, Natasha Buchanan (JD ’09); Vice Chair, Kyndell Paine (JD ’10); Secretary, Atticus Wegman (JD ’10); University Alumni Board Liaison, Lauren Shaw (JD ’13); and Alumni
Professor Deepa Badrinarayana’s article “Trading up Kyoto: A Proposal to Amend the Protocol” was published in the Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review (Volume 41, Number 1, pp. 1-61, 2014). Excerpt from the abstract: “This is the first of two Articles that analyze the dynamic and complex relation between international trade law and the Kyoto Protocol.
During two days of orientation on August 13-14, the Fowler School of Law welcomed the incoming Class of 2017. After informative presentations, mock classes and networking with fellow classmates, faculty and administrators, the students wrapped up orientation excited to get started. There were several opening remarks on the first day of orientation including, Orange County
Associate Dean Donald Kochan’s article “The ‘Reason-Giving’ Lawyer: An Ethical, Practical, and Pedagogical Perspective” was recently published in The Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics (Volume XXVI, Number 2, Spring 2013). Excerpt from the abstract: “Whether as a matter of duty, ethics, or utility, lawyers give reasons for their actions all the time. In the various
Professor Nancy Schultz’s article “Law and Negotiation: Necessary Partners or Strange Bedfellows?” was recently published in the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution (Volume 15, Number 1, 2013). Excerpt from the abstract: “How important is legal authority to the negotiation process? Scholars have discussed this issue and law students argue about it in negotiations classes. A
After receiving an invitation from Fowler Law alumni and twin brothers Turki Alshaalan (LL.M. ‘13) and Thamer Alshaalan (LL.M. ‘13), Professor David Dowling visited Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The brothers wanted Professor Dowling to visit their home country and speak to the law schools in Riyadh about mediation and dispute resolution. Professor Dowling visited King Saud
Professor Lawrence Rosenthal’s article “Binary Searches and the Central Meaning of the Fourth Amendment” was published in the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal (Volume 22, No. 881, 2014). Excerpt from the abstract: “Fourth Amendment jurisprudence is frequently accused of doctrinal incoherence. A primary reason is the persistence of two competing conceptions of ‘unreasonable’
Wes Miliband (JD ’05) focused on government affairs and land use subjects prior to attending law school at Chapman University. However, near the end of his first year it became clear to him that he wanted to pursue water law. Now, as a partner of Aleshire & Wynder, LLP, his main focus is water resources,
Professor Kenneth Stahl’s article “Local Government, ‘One Person, One Vote’, and the Jewish Question” was published in the Harvard Civil Rights – Civil Liberties Law Review (CR–CL) (Volume 49, Page 1-58, 2014). Excerpt from the abstract: “Enlightenment thinkers were transfixed by ‘the Jewish Question’ – how to incorporate the manifestly unassimilated Jewish community into a
Professor Kenneth Stahl’s article “Reliance in Land Use Law” was published in the Brigham Young University Law Review (Volume 2013, Issue 4, Rev. 949, 2014). Excerpt from the abstract: “For generations, Americans have tapped their life savings and assumed huge amounts of debt in order to achieve the American dream of owning their own home.