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Chapman’s Working with Filmmakers Clinic Credited in Film

April 5, 2011 by | General News

Chapman’s Working with Filmmakers Clinic is credited in a film to be presented at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles. (See Through the clinic, Chapman Law students work directly with low budget independent filmmakers and serve as production legal counsel.  Chapman Law Students in the Working with Filmmakers Clinic were also credited in


Chapman’s AMVETS Legal Clinic Featured in Article

March 5, 2011 by | General News

The Chapman AMVETS Legal Clinic was featured in the Centre Daily Times in an article entitled, “AMVETS’ Pro Bono Legal Clinic Fills Veteran Need.”  The article discussed the recent $500,000 grant by AMVETS for pro bono legal aid for veterans helped by AMVETS Legal Clinic.  The article highlighted the involvement of Chapman Law students. “Our


Professor Bazyler Quoted on NPR

February 9, 2011 by | General News

Professor Michael Bazyler was quoted on NPR’s “All Things Considered” in a story discussing the death of Maria Altmann, who won a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case in 2004 that allowed her suit against the Austrian government to recover precious art looted by the Nazis. Listen to podcast of story.


USC Graduates Choose Chapman Law

January 5, 2011 by | General News

Every fall hundreds of USC alumni matriculate to various law schools across the nation.  Chapman Law was recently listed among the top schools that were chosen by USC graduates. Find the top thirty law schools chosen by USC graduates here.


Professor Howe in Piece on Being an Interim Dean

November 23, 2010 by | Faculty

The Daily Journal profiled Chapman Interim Dean Scott Howe in a piece entitled, “Under New Management.” The article highlighted the lives of a handful of interim deans at California’s top legal schools. “My role is to keep our momentum going,” Interim Dean Howe said. “Chapman is on an incredible upward trajectory.” Read more about Interim


Chapman Announces Commencement Speakers

September 29, 2010 by | General News

Chapman is excited to announce the commencement speakers for 2011 and 2012. U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte, Jr. will be the commencement speaker for 2011. Birotte is the son of Haitian immigrants and was recently sworn in as the U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California. Appointed by President Obama and confirmed by the U.S.


Chapman’s Entertainment Clinic Does Legal Work on Festival Winner

May 2, 2010 by | General News

The Newport Beach Film Festival’s selection committee reviewed more than 2,000 films and selected approximately 350 films from 47 countries to screen.  Out of those remaining 350, only one film won the audience award for best U.S. Feature – “Below the Beltway.” Congratulations to Professor Kathy Heller and all of the students involved in doing


Photo Exhibit of Families with LGBT Comes to Chapman

April 30, 2010 by | General News

A rainbow-colored gay pride banner hung across the entrance to Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries as part of the “Love Makes a Family” traveling photo exhibit of families with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) members. The Exhibit runs from April 26 to May 15, 2010 in the Henley Reading Room of Leatherby Libraries. Find out


Chapman Law’s Homepage Named Top 100

March 1, 2010 by | General News

Chapman Law’s homepage made the Top 100 of the best law school homepages of 2009, as published by Roger V. Skalbeck, Associate Law Librarian for Electronic Resources & Services at Georgetown. Read more here …    Read and download the full report here …