Professor John Hall was quoted in a front page New York Times article about the sentencing of a former prison warden of the Khmer Rouge who was found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Professor Hall commented on the difficulties facing the United Nations backed tribunal in Cambodia. “The court has struggled to deal with allegations of kickbacks involving national staff, heavy-handed political interference from the Cambodian government, bureaucratic inefficiency and incompetence, and disturbing levels of conflict between international and national staff,” said Professor Hall. Read the full article, entitled “Khmer Rouge Figure Is Found Guilty of War Crimes,” here.
The Chapman University community suffered a major loss on June 28 when Fowler School of Law Professor Michael Lang passed away due to complications from a recent stroke. A faculty member since 2002, Professor Lang was the founding director of the law school’s Tax LL.M. program and taught such courses as Federal Income Taxation, Ethics
On Monday, July 27, criminal justice scholars from California Western School of Law, the Chapman University Fowler School of Law, California State University – Long Beach, Loyola Law School, University of California – Irvine, University of California – Los Angeles, and the University of San Diego participated in the annual Southern California Criminal Justice Roundtable,