Chapman Law Alumnus Thomas Robichaux recently climbed the ladder to President of the Orleans Parish School Board. Robichaux was elected to school board in 2008, despite being a gay Caucasian male in a state with few publicly gay individuals, and a voting district that is “overwhelmingly black,” according to an article on his election. In his personal life, a few years ago Robichaux randomly bumped into a 17-year-old, who was looking for legal advice on becoming emancipated to get out of foster care, and ended up adopting him as a son. Robichaux is quoted as saying, “I’m out to save the world — or my little piece of it. When I die, I want the world to be a better place for me having been in it.” Read more about it here.
For many young people, meeting their favorite actor or singer might cause them to swoon. For California State University, Fullerton student Maiyah Lyles, though, her fangirl moment came when meeting a different kind of star: Orange County Superior Court Judge Elizabeth Macias. “She came to campus and told us her story,” Lyles said, “and in
On August 14, the Fowler School of Law at Chapman University welcomed its newest class of first-year law students to the Chapman Family. This incoming class is one of the law school’s most well-qualified, with a median LSAT score of 158 and median GPA of 3.49—indicators of student preparedness that have sharply risen over the