For the fall 2020 season of its signature Chapman Dialogue Series, Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law is hosting live discussions with a diverse range of guest speakers from the worlds of law, academia and sports—all held exclusively online for the first time.
“We’re delighted to be able to bring so many well-regarded scholars, practitioners, and leaders in their respective fields to share their experiences and perspectives with our community,” said Fowler School of Law Dean Matt Parlow.
The complete dialogue schedule for the fall season includes:
Wednesday, September 2: N. Jeremi Duru, Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law, one of the nation’s foremost experts in sports law and race. Co-sponsored by the Black Law Students Association.
Tuesday, September 29: Jimmie C. Gardner, a judicial reform advocate who was wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for more than 27 years before being exonerated. Presented in association with Chapman University’s Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and co-sponsored by the Black Law Students Association.
Thursday, October 15: Xavier A. Gutierrez, the first Latino president and CEO of an NHL team, the Arizona Coyotes. Co-sponsored by the Hispanic Law Students Association.
Wednesday, October 28: Cheryl I. Harris, the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Professor in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties at UCLA Law School, and a nationally renowned expert in critical race theory, civil rights, and civil liberties. Presented in association with Chapman University’s Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and co-sponsored by the Black Law Students Association.
Tuesday, November 3: Judge Jacqueline Nguyen, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the first Vietnamese American woman to serve on the federal bench and the first Asian American woman to serve on a federal appellate court. Co-sponsored by the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association.
Each dialogue will be held via Zoom at noon Pacific time. Attendance is complimentary and open to the public. To learn more about the Chapman Dialogue Series, visit the Fowler School of Law website.