Faculty

Chapman Law Professor Drafts Memorandum of Understanding for Innovative Floating City Plan

February 22, 2017 by | Faculty

A new initiative to create sustainable floating cities, or “seasteading” communities, is one step closer to reality thanks in part to Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law Professor Tom W. Bell. Professor Bell has been working with the nonprofit organization behind the project, The Seasteading Institute, providing legal advice on creating the new

Chapman Law Professor Hugh Hewitt Publishes The Fourth Way: The Conservative Playbook for a Lasting GOP Majority

February 15, 2017 by | Faculty

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law Professor Hugh Hewitt’s newest book The Fourth Way: The Conservative Playbook for a Lasting GOP Majority was recently published by Simon & Schuster publishing. From the publisher’s description: “From ‘the nearly professorial power-baron of conservative media’ (Bloomberg), a handbook for how a united GOP government can solve

Chapman Law Has an Active Role at Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools

January 27, 2017 by | Faculty

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s faculty made a strong showing this month at the Association of American Law School’s (AALS) annual meeting in San Francisco. The meeting brought together thousands of law faculty, deans, other legal scholars, and administrators to discuss critical legal issues and further the organization’s mission to uphold and

Professor Rotunda Publishes Russian Edition on The Politics of Language

November 29, 2016 by | Faculty

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law Professor Ronald Rotunda recently published Либерализм как слово и символ : борьба за либеральный бренд в США [The Politics of Language: Liberalism as Word and Symbol] (Социум, 2016) in Russia. The book was originally published by the University of Iowa Press in 1986. From the Russian publisher’s description

Chapman Dialogue Focuses on Professor Lan Cao’s Latest Book, Culture in Law and Development

November 17, 2016 by | Faculty

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law welcomed Jane Stromseth, Georgetown University Law Center Professor of Law, as a guest commenter for a special presentation of the Chapman Dialogue Lecture Series on November 10. The presentation focused on the book Culture in Law and Development: Nurturing Positive Change (Oxford Univ. Press 2016), the latest

Fowler Law Professor Denis Binder Published in Western New England Law Review

October 26, 2016 by | Faculty

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law Professor Denis Binder’s article “The Increasing Application of Criminal Law in Disasters and Tragedies: A Global Phenomenon” was recently published in Volume 38, Number 313 of the Western New England Law Review. From the abstract: Prosecutors have become aggressive in recent years in bringing criminal prosecutions of

Fowler Law Professor Sam Ernst Published in Denver Law Review

October 21, 2016 by | Faculty

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law Professor Sam Ernst’s article “Why Patent Exhaustion Should Liberate Products (and Not Just People)” was recently published in Volume 93, Number 4 of the Denver Law Review. From the abstract: Patent exhaustion is a doctrine that excuses infringement where the patent holder has either authorized the sale

Chapman Dialogue Lecture Delves into Financial Regulation

October 13, 2016 by | Faculty

Florida State University College of Law Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and William & Catherine VanDercreek Professor Manuel A. Utset, Jr. recently presented “Financial Regulation: A Behavioral Law & Economics Perspective” at the latest installment of the Chapman Dialogue Lecture Series. Dean Utset’s lecture looked at the fragility of financial institutions and markets, and the