It's All About the Culture, Stupid!

February 26, 2024 by Professor John Hall | Faculty

I spent two months in Kharkiv this summer documenting the widespread campaign of destruction unleashed by Russia against Ukrainian museums, libraries, theaters, art galleries, local cultural centers, and other important cultural sites. The scale is almost unimaginable, the human and heritage cost incalculable. Yet this aspect of the war is mainly understood in the West as


Nancy Schultz Memorial at the Fowler School of Law

January 31, 2024 by | Faculty

Chapman University’s Fowler School of Law would like to extend sincere thanks to all who attended the memorial event for Professor Nancy Schultz on Thursday, January 25th. The turnout for this special evening, both in-person and via Zoom, was truly overwhelming. Add to this the wonderful notes received by email, the personal testimonials, vignettes and


In Memoriam: Professor Nancy L. Schultz

December 18, 2023 by | Faculty

It is with profound sorrow that we announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Professor Nancy L. Schultz, the Kennedy Professor of Dispute Resolution and the Director of Chapman’s Competitions Program, who passed away at her home on Thursday, December 15. Nancy, as she insisted on being addressed by students and faculty alike, was synonymous


Paul Paton Appointed as dean of Fowler School of Law

March 14, 2023 by | Faculty

Chapman University has named Paul Paton dean of the Dale E. Fowler School of Law. Paton is currently professor of law and ethics at the University of Alberta, Canada, he assumes the deanship from interim Dean Marisa Cianciarulo on June 30, 2023. Paton is a first-generation student and lawyer, receiving his undergraduate degree, as well


Does Originalism Work?

February 8, 2023 by | Faculty

On Monday, Feb. 6, Professors Kurt Eggert and Lee J. Strang faced off in a robust yet collegial debate on the topic: Does Originalism Work? These two legal scholars easily filled the spacious venue in Kennedy Hall with an audience of students, faculty, and visitors keen to witness a scholarly arm-wrestle and expand their understanding


Anabella Bonfa: A Mentor’s Mentor

November 21, 2022 by | Faculty

Adjunct faculty member Anabella Bonfa has been honored at the prestigious California Legal Awards, where she received a mentorship award for 20 years of work mentoring fledgling lawyers. Bonfa is a local trial attorney practicing at Wellman & Warren in Laguna Hills, when she is not at Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law


Fowler School of Law professor launches project to assist Ukrainian refugees

May 2, 2022 by | Faculty

For Chapman University Fowler School of Law Professor Michael Bazyler, the growing refugee crisis created by the ongoing military conflict in Ukraine is more than just a horrifying international news story. It’s a reflection of both his heritage and personal experience as a Russian-speaking Jewish refugee who came to America with his Holocaust survivor parents in the 1960s.


Kennedy Professor in Law Ken Stahl brings State & Local Government conference back to Chapman Law for 10th anniversary

August 5, 2021 by | Faculty

When the annual State & Local Government Works-in-Progress Conference returns to the Fowler School of Law for its 10th anniversary this academic year, it will be made possible thanks to the conference’s co-founder, Kenneth Stahl, 2021 Kennedy Professor of Law and director of the law school’s Environmental, Land Use, and Real Estate Law certificate program.

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