General News

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

Taking a Closer Look at Some Major Practice Areas

November 16, 2016 by Branigan Robertson (’12) | General News

Are you confused as to what area of law you want to practice? If so, then you are not alone. When I was a student, I constantly daydreamed about what it would be like when I was a lawyer. One moment I would envision myself as a big city defense lawyer, the next I could

Bergener Mirejovsky Continues Generous Scholarship Support with $50,000 Gift

October 20, 2016 by | General News

Orange County’s Bergener Mirejovsky continues to support Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law students, providing a $50,000 gift to fund scholarships for first and second year students who have acquired real-world work skills prior to commencing law school. This is the fourth consecutive year the firm has provided scholarships to Chapman law students.

Bar Association Day Brings Local Networking Opportunities to Fowler Law Students

October 18, 2016 by | General News

Students met with representatives from several local bar associations Monday at the annual Bar Association Day hosted by Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s Career Services Office. The annual on-campus lunchtime event provides a convenient opportunity for students to learn more about participating in the Orange County Bar Association and its bar affiliates,

Fowler Law’s Diversity & Social Justice Forum to Present 2016 Symposium, “Silenced Justice?”

October 14, 2016 by | General News

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s Diversity and Social Justice Forum will host its 2016 symposium “Silenced Justice?” on November 4. The three-panel event will feature a special keynote address by Immediate Past President of the American Bar Association Paulette Brown. The Diversity and Social Justice Forum Symposium brings diverse voices to campus

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

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to Hold Hearings at Chapman University Fowler School of Law

October 5, 2016 by | General News

On October 6, 2016, Chapman University Fowler School of Law students will get a unique opportunity to observe appellate arguments before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, when the court holds live hearings on the law school campus. The circuit court exercises nationwide jurisdiction over patent law appeals, appeals from the

Fowler School of Law Grads Exceed February California Bar Pass Rate to Rank 6th in State for First-Time Takers

September 29, 2016 by | General News

Once again, Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law graduates have exceeded the California ABA-accredited law school average pass rate for first-time takers of the February state bar exam. Fowler School of Law achieved the sixth highest bar pass rate of the 21 ABA-accredited law schools in California in that category, ranking 15 percentage

Three School of Law Alumni Announce Local Office Candidacies

September 26, 2016 by | General News

Three Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law alumni – Josh Mauras (’09), Karl Truong (’11), and Jake Vollebregt (’08) – recently announced their candidacies for local office. Mauras is running for a seat on the Santa Ana City Council and Truong and Vollebregt are seeking positions on their local school boards. Mauras is