The Examiner published an opinion piece by Professor Hugh Hewitt entitled “Time for Government Attorneys to Stand up to Obama.” The article discussed the War Powers Act, George W. Bush, and the lawyers in the Obama Administration. “In short,” Professor Hewitt wrote, “the Imperial Presidency has never had such a proponent as Obama.” Read Professor Hewitt’s op-ed here.
A near-record number of Chapman University Fowler School of Law students passed the most recent California bar exam, with a first-time bar pass rate of 81%—the second highest in the law school’s history, and well above both the state’s first-time and overall pass rates.
Hon. Michele Mathis (JD ‘07) has spent most of her legal career as a public defender, but she says that she has “always been able to see both sides of the argument.” That’s a skill that should suit her well in her newest role—Mathis was appointed by Gov. Gavin Newsom to the Riverside Superior Court