Former Dean Eastman and former Clinton Acting Solicitor General Walter Dellinger will speak at Chapman Federalist Society national electronic press conference, “The President’s Duty to Enforce”. Former Dean Eastman will discuss the Attorney General’s duty to defend statutes and initiatives with which he disagrees. This topic has recently come under intense scrutiny, following then-California Attorney General Jerry Brown’s refusal to appeal a trial court ruling on Proposition 8, and now the Obama administration’s decision to no longer defend the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). To participate on the conference call, please dial in to 1-888-752-3232 on Monday, March 7, at 2:00 p.m. (EST) via telephone. March 2011 Next month, Professor Deepa Badrinarayana, with UCI Dean Erwin Chemerinsky and Associate Dean Eric Christiansen of Golden Gate University, will present a panel on “A Constitutional Right to Environment: Comparative Lens on South Africa, India, and the USA.” Read more about the Conference on Climate Justice to be held at UC Irvine.
On August 14, the Fowler School of Law at Chapman University welcomed its newest class of first-year law students to the Chapman Family. This incoming class is one of the law school’s most well-qualified, with a median LSAT score of 158 and median GPA of 3.49—indicators of student preparedness that have sharply risen over the