Professor Eastman was quoted in an article in The Chicago Tribune. The article says that as the debate rages on about individual state’s rights to adopt more rigid policies regarding illegal immigration, federal judges have recently blocked strict new immigration laws adopted by conservative legislatures in a half-dozen states. Now, as the cases head to the Supreme Court, many are wondering whether the conservative majority in the Supreme Court will overturn the rulings of the lower courts, which thus far have sided with the Obama administration’s views that regulating illegal immigration is the province solely of the federal government. Professor John Eastman remarked that is it “‘a peculiar idea’ for the federal government to assert that states may not enforce immigration laws within their borders.” Read the rest of the article.
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
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