A recent article in the Los Angeles Times reported that Massachusetts became the first state to file a lawsuit against the nation’s five biggest mortgage lenders; the lawsuit seeks relief for homeowners foreclosed on during the housing crisis. Regarding the significance of the case, Professor Kurt Eggert stated, “This is an important move because to some extent it gives California and any other state who wants to take on the mortgage servicers a road map on how to do that, […] To some extent it gives the state a huge amount of leverage in their negotiations.” Read more at the LA Times website.
Based on recently released national law school admissions data, the Fowler School of Law at Chapman University saw the largest gains in incoming class credentials of any U.S. law school from 2016 to 2019, with the median LSAT score increasing three full points, from 155 to 158, and the median undergraduate GPA increasing by a
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