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Chapman Law Professor’s One-of-a-Kind Website Catalogs Disasters, Campus Violence, and Civil Rights Incidents

April 27, 2017 by | Faculty

After compiling research on criminal prosecutions following non-terrorist disasters and tragedies, Fowler School of Law Professor Denis Binder decided to create a new website,, to share his research with others. His interest in creating the site developed from his extensive career working in the area of dam failures. Launched in the fall of 2016,

Chapman Law Competition Students Finish in Top Three at International Mediation Tournament in Glasgow, Scotland

April 26, 2017 by | General News

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s competition teams finished the academic year this month with an impressive showing at the annual International Law School Mediation Tournament in Glasgow, Scotland. Two teams of Fowler School of Law students – Weston O’Connor (JD ’17), Spencer Shain (JD ’18), Sasha Ostrovsky (JD ’18), Jeff Farano (JD

Chapman Law Alumna Finds Her Passion Serving the Community as Founder of the Restoration Law Center

April 24, 2017 by | General News

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law alumna Leslie Ivie (’08) has served her community for more than 15 years, helping nonprofit organizations achieve their missions. In 2015, she founded the Restoration Law Center, which provides low- or no-cost services for nonprofits and individuals, including mobile criminal defense, nonprofit formation legal services, and training

Former U.S. Senator Russell Feingold Brings 2016-2017 Chapman Dialogue Series to a Close with a Look at Threats to Democracy

April 20, 2017 by | General News

The Fowler School of Law wrapped up its 2016-2017 Chapman Dialogue Lecture Series on Monday, April 17 with a special presentation by former United States Democratic Senator Russell Feingold. The presentation, “The Growing Threat to the Legitimacy of the U.S. Government,” was attended by a full house of Fowler School of Law and Chapman University

LA and OC Superior Court Judges Visit Chapman Law to Discuss Diversity on the Bench

March 30, 2017 by | General News

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law welcomed four judges from the Los Angeles Superior Court Diversity Committee for a panel discussion with students on March 21. The committee aims to increase diversity among court officers by encouraging members of underrepresented communities to pursue appointment or election to the bench. The panelists included the