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
The Friends of the Public-Private Partnership for Justice Reform in Afghanistan (FPJRA) was recently featured in an article in The National Law Journal. FPJRA is a partnership made up of the U.S. Department of State, law firms and selected U.S. law schools designed to support the rule of law by training young Afghan lawyers. Chapman University
About one hour before Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s most recent graduates were scheduled to walk in the 2014 Commencement Ceremony, a very special dedication event occurred at the law school. On Friday, May 23, 2014, at 4 p.m., a new bust of the law school’s namesake, Dale E. Fowler, was unveiled
Professor Marisa Cianciarulo is featured in the newly released video profile, where she discusses what brought her into scholarly work in immigration law. “I saw firsthand how our refugee laws didn’t always provide the needed protection,” she explains. Her goal is to improve the law and to enhance people’s understanding of immigration law in general. Professor
In the final weeks of the spring semester, Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law held it’s second annual Scholarship & Merit Luncheon to honor scholarship award recipients and allow them to meet the generous donors of their respective awards. The 2013-2014 luncheon was held in Kennedy Hall on April 25, 2014. Anna Evans