The Chicago Tribune published Professor Kyndra Rotunda’s op-ed, entitled “Stop Encouraging Deployed Female Soldiers to Wear Headscarves,” in which she discussed the U.S. military’s policy of “encouraging” female soldiers deployed to Afghanistan to wear Muslim headscarves. In her op-ed, Professor Rotunda addressed the military’s defense of the policy as merely optional. “Anyone who has been in the military (I am a former Army major and a woman) understands how the U.S. armed forces work. Nothing is optional, especially over a commander’s preference.” Read Professor Rotunda’s opinion piece.
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,
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