On November 17th, The Washington Times reported that, “the California Supreme Court ruled that sponsors of Proposition 8 and other ballot measures are entitled to defend the initiatives in court when state leaders refuse to do so.” Professor John Eastman, also a chairman of the National Organization for Marriage, said of the ruling, “The notion that initiative proponents can’t defend their own initiative when state officials won’t would effectively gut the initiative process in California.” In anticipation of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision regarding Proposition 8, Professor Eastman said, “I’m not optimistic about our chances with this panel on the 9th Circuit, but everyone knows this case is going to the Supreme Court, […] And I like our odds with the Supreme Court. Read more about what Professor Eastman had to say.
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
Chapman University Fowler School of Law alumna Katie Rodin ’01 (JD ‘05) received the “Sports Counsel of the Year” award from the Association of Media and Entertainment Counsel at its 2020 Counsel of the Year Awards. Rodin is vice president and general counsel for the Anaheim Ducks, where she oversees all legal activities not just