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If I Knew in Law School What I Know Now about Business Litigation

April 14, 2014 by Fowler School of Law | Faculty

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 a panel with members of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL) spoke to students at Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law to discuss “If I Knew in Law School What I Know Now: What “Business Litigation” Really Means.” The panel included Justice Richard D. Fybel, California Court

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Fowler School of Law Professor Publishes New Book “The Law of Direct Democracy”

April 11, 2014 by Fowler School of Law | Faculty

Professor Henry S. Noyes’ book The Law of Direct Democracy was published by Carolina Academic Press. As stated by the publisher, “The Law of Direct Democracy is the first casebook on direct democracy. This book uses state and federal judicial opinions, the text of ballot initiatives, statutes and constitutional provisions to compare and contrast the

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Fowler School of Law Professor Publishes “Public Lands and the Federal Government’s Compact-Based ‘Duty to Dispose’” in the Brigham Young University Law Review

April 9, 2014 by Fowler School of Law | Faculty

Professor Donald J. Kochan’s work “Public Lands and the Federal Government’s Compact-Based ‘Duty to Dispose’: A Case Study of Utah’s H.B. 148 — The Transfer of Public Lands Act” was published as the lead article in the Brigham Young University Law Review (Volume 2013, No. 5, 2013). Abstract: “Recent legislation passed in March 2012 in

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“Who’s Who in the OCBA” Article Includes 5 Fowler Law Alumni

April 8, 2014 by Fowler School of Law | General News

Every year the Orange County Lawyer magazine publishes a list of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) leadership entitled the “Who’s Who in the OCBA.” This year’s list includes many respected lawyers throughout Orange County, including 5 Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law alumni. On the cover of the April issue (top row,

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Bette and Wylie Aitken Family Violence Clinic Students Obtain Immigration Status for a Survivor of Domestic Violence

April 7, 2014 by Fowler School of Law | General News

Two students, Jacqueline Gonzalez Valle (JD ’14) and Madiha Shahabuddin (JD ’15), in the Bette and Wylie Aitken Family Violence Clinic successfully obtained immigration status for a survivor of domestic violence. The client was brought to this country as a small child and suffered years of physical and emotional abuse by her United States Citizen

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Chapman Dialogue: Paradoxical Preferences on Social Spending and Taxes: Implications for Regulatory Design

April 4, 2014 by Fowler School of Law | General News

The Chapman Dialogue held on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law featured Gillian Lester, acting dean of University of California Berkeley Law. The dialogue focused on “Paradoxical Preferences on Social Spending and Taxes: Implications for Regulatory Design.” Dean Lester described the self-contradictory view held by some members

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Muslim Law Student’s Association Hosts a Standing Room Only Talk on the Origins & Modern Implications of Islamic Law

April 4, 2014 by Fowler School of Law | Student Life

On Tuesday, April 1, 2014 the Fowler School of Law’s Muslim Law Students Association (MuLSA) hosted the “Origins of Islamic Law and its Modern Day Implications” panel. The speakers included Shaykh Jamaal Diwan and Muslema Purmul, two young Muslim scholars raised in America who studied Arabic and Islamic Studies in Egypt for seven years. This

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Chapman Law Review Symposium Focuses on Hot Issues in Tax Reform

April 2, 2014 by Fowler School of Law | General News

The 2014 Chapman Law Review Symposium occurred on Friday, March 14, 2014, entitled “Business Tax Reform: Emerging Issues in the Taxation of U.S. Entities.” The symposium submissions will be part of the next issue of the Chapman Law Review. During the 112th Congress, the House Ways and Means Committee held 20 separate hearings on comprehensive tax reform. As

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Fowler School of Law Professor Publishes “Theories of Aretaic Legislation in a Public Choice Perspective” in the Saint Louis University Law Journal

April 1, 2014 by Fowler School of Law | Faculty

Professor Donald J. Kochan’s article “The Mask of Virtue: Theories of Aretaic Legislation in a Public Choice Perspective” was published in the Saint Louis University Law Journal (Volume 58, No. 2, Winter 2014). Excerpt from the abstract: “This Article is a first-of-its-kind application of public choice theory to recently developing theories of virtue jurisprudence. Particularly,