Sarah J. Nowels (JD ‘10), the 2014 Chair of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) Young Lawyers Division (YLD), authored “Serving as a YLD Leader: Individual Commitment to a Group Effort” in the July 2014 issue of Orange County Lawyer magazine. “This ‘individual commitment to a group effort’ is the catalyst for the YLD making
Professor Rita Barnett-Rose’s article “Informed Consent, Psychotropic Medications, and a Prescribing Physician’s Duty to Disclose Safer Alternative Treatments” was published in the DePaul Journal of Health Care Law (Volume 16, Number 1, Page 67, 2014). Excerpt from the abstract: “The use of psychotropic medication to treat any presumed mental health disorder always involves serious risks
Professor Scott Howe’s article “The Eighth Amendment as a Warrant against Undeserved Punishment” was published in the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal (Volume 22, Issue 1, Page 91, October 2013). Excerpt from the abstract: “Should the Eighth Amendment prohibit all undeserved criminal convictions and punishments? There are grounds to argue that it must.
Professor Kenneth Stahl’s article “Neighborhood Empowerment and the Future of the City” was published in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review (Volume 161, No. 4, March 2013). Excerpt from the abstract: “In any given metropolitan region, scores of municipalities are locked in a zero-sum struggle for mobile sources of jobs and tax revenue. This competition
The Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law Constitutional Jurisprudence Clinic successfully represented the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) in its lawsuit against The United States of America, Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The lawsuit was filed for the illegal disclosure of NOM’s tax return donor information. After the ruling in the United States District
Donald Kochan has been named the new Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development at Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law. This position is the first-of-its-kind at Fowler Law. “I am delighted to announce the creation of this important new position and I am confident that Donald Kochan will carry it out with
Congratulations to Chelsea Jade McKenzie (JD ‘16) and Steven Pham (JD ’16) in winning the 2014 Rutan & Tucker Golden Quill Competition! The Golden Quill Award is presented annually to students whose briefs are selected as the “Top Briefs” for the plaintiff and the defendant in the first year students’ Legal Research and Writing Competition.
Steve Avila, Legal Counsel for TSC, LLC (The Spaceship Company), has been selected as the keynote speaker for the 2014 Fowler School of Law Orientation. Avila has been recognized as one of California’s Leading In-house Counsel in 2014 by the Daily Journal. He is currently Legal Counsel for The Spaceship Company, an aerospace production company
Every year Super Lawyers magazine publishes the “Rising Stars,” a list of the top young attorneys in Southern California. This year there are 46 Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law alumni included in the list. Congratulations to the following attorneys for your exceptional work! Roxana Amini (JD ’11) Stephanie M. Arrache (JD ’10) Austin T.
Admitted Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law students for the class of 2017 attended a Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim game with current Fowler students, alumni, staff and faculty on Friday, June 6, 2014. The group gathered underneath the iconic “Big A” in the stadium parking lot for a tailgate and a “meet