The Tribune Chronicle featured Professor Hugh Hewitt, highlighting his return to Warren, Ohio, on January 26 to kick off the Trubine Chronicle’s “It All Started Here” speaker series. Other speakers will include Super Bowl champion Paul Warfield, actor and director Austin Pendleton, opera singer Gary Lehman and CEO Michael Capellas. The Tribune praised Professor Hewitt: “Ghost writer for Richard M. Nixon. White House assistant counsel under President Ronald Reagan. Syndicated talk show host. Bench warmer for the Blessed Sacrament Catholic School Royals. Warren native and law professor Hugh Hewitt has packed plenty of experiences into the last 55 years.” Read about the Speaker Series in Professor Hewitt’s home town.
A near-record number of Chapman University Fowler School of Law students passed the most recent California bar exam, with a first-time bar pass rate of 81%—the second highest in the law school’s history, and well above both the state’s first-time and overall pass rates.
Hon. Michele Mathis (JD ‘07) has spent most of her legal career as a public defender, but she says that she has “always been able to see both sides of the argument.” That’s a skill that should suit her well in her newest role—Mathis was appointed by Gov. Gavin Newsom to the Riverside Superior Court