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Scholars Weekend 2024

March 19, 2024 by | General News

March 14-16 marked the 20th annual Scholars Weekend for the Fowler School of Law, an important event in the admissions cycle and a terrific opportunity for the Fowler School of Law community to welcome outstanding prospective candidates already admitted to our JD program. Prospective students were treated to a hands-on taste of school life over

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2024 Chapman Law Review Symposium: Rhythm, Rhyme and the Rule of Law

February 7, 2024 by | General News

As Fowler School of Law Dean Paul Paton noted during his welcoming remarks, you don’t often hear the words “Law Symposium” and “Sold Out” in the same sentence. The 2024 Chapman Law Review was hosted in a packed-to-capacity Kennedy Hall and treated guests to a dazzling array of legal scholarship, experience and insight. Academics, practitioners

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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

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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

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2022 Golden Gavel Winners Summer Externship

August 24, 2023 by | General News

By Jodee Storm Sullivan, Kaelyn Timmins-Reed and Deane Sutic. Law school externships are an opportunity to forge links between the theory and practical application of the law, a chance for students to hone their legal acumen while embedding themselves in supervised praxis, usually within an established practice or agency. From time to time, a student

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Fowler Continues its Upward Trajectory in 2023

May 12, 2023 by | General News

The U.S. News & World Report has published its rankings of the best law schools in the country, with Chapman University’s Fowler School of Law continuing its upward trajectory and leaping 9 places to clinch 109th place. The U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on a variety of performance factors for each of

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Keeping the Faith with Laura Evans

December 21, 2022 by | General News

Fowler School of Law 2L student Laura Evans has been named by the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) to their 2022 Pro Bono Honor Roll, a sterling accolade for any aspirant lawyer. Evans is being recognized for her strong leadership and pro-bono efforts with the Ukrainian Mothers and Children Transport project (UMACT), an effort

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Chapman Law welcomes new directors to Career Services Office and Darling Law Library

December 14, 2021 by | General News

The Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law is pleased to welcome two talented new members to its administrative staff. Kristen O’Brien joined the Fowler School of Law in November as an Assistant Director of Career Services. O’Brien comes to Chapman from Lewis Brisbois, where she handled employment litigation and general liability matters. Before

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