The Detroit Free Press interviewed Professor Kurt Eggert, a national expert on mortgage issues, in a series of articles about mortgage principal reductions. “If you don’t do principal reductions as home prices decrease, more people walk away from their mortgages,” said Professor Eggert. “If the house is substantially underwater, borrowers have much less incentive to keep paying their mortgages, and that will cause great damage to the investors and to the markets generally.” Read “Mortgage Principal Reductions Mired in Controversy.” Related articles: “Persistence Pays off After 18 Months of Faxes and Late Fees” and “Fannie Mae Promises to Keep Families in Homes, but Instead Pressures Banks to Foreclose” .
Building on already unprecedented momentum, Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law rose 21 spots in the annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Schools” Rankings, to 111—the largest increase of all California law schools this year, and of all U.S. law schools the last two years. “External recognition like this reinforces the
According to rankings recently released by the Princeton Review, Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law is among the best in the United States. The New York-based education company featured Chapman in its 2020 “Best Law Schools,” where the law school not only ranks 82nd overall, but also in the Top 50 for the