An article published in Asia Times says that in late-November the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) began hearings in its second case against three surviving leaders of the former communist Khmer Rouge regime. The hearings come at a time when the tribunal is also battling allegations of judicial misconduct, violations of victims’ rights, and botched investigations regarding past cases tried by the ECCC, which threaten the integrity of the current proceedings. In an article he wrote for the Wall Street Journal regarding the issue, Professor John Hall said that in order to preserve credibility in the hearings an “‘independent, credible and transparent” investigation was needed to establish the facts. ‘The stakes are too high for anything less.'” Read more about the hearings and the allegations against court officials. Read the article Professor Hall wrote for the Wall Street Journal in its entirety.
This fall, the Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University will welcome a new member to its distinguished teaching faculty. James C. Phillips, currently a fellow at Stanford Law School’s Constitutional Law Center, will begin teaching at Chapman at the start of the 2020-2021 academic year. “What is most appealing about coming to
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