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Brandman University Students May Attend Chapman Law

October 23, 2009 by | General News

Brandman University students now have the special opportunity to attend Chapman University School of Law. Brandman University, formerly Chapman University College, which serves non-traditional and working students, can now attend Chapman University School of Law by meeting specific GPA and LSAT requirements.  Dean John Eastman explained, “As part of the Chapman University System, Brandman University


Chapman Law Ranked #19 in Independent Rating

October 20, 2009 by | General News

Chapman University School of Law was ranked #19 in the country by Paul Charon, a highly respected tax professor who writes one of the most widely-read law school blogs in the country. Paul Charon’s creates his own ranking based on the most academic components of the Princeton Review data: academic experience, admissions selectivity, career preparation,


Professors Attend Iraq Veteran Benefit

October 3, 2009 by | General News

Professors Kyndra and Ronald Rotunda attended the Iraq Star Benefit on October 4 in Los Angeles. Iraq Star is a non-profit organization that provides reconstructive surgery to service members who have sustained war injuries. More than 40,000 men and women have returned wounded from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Although the army provides prosthetic limbs and


Chapman Creates LLM Fellowship

October 3, 2009 by | General News

In honor of the inauguration of its new LL.M. degree programs, the Chapman University School of Law and the Economic Science Institute (ESI) has created  the Vernon L. Smith LL.M. Fellowship in Law & Economics for 2010-11. The Fellowship is designed to encourage the award winner to pursue study and research in law, economics, business and


Chapman Law Participating in Panel

October 1, 2009 by | General News

Chapman University School of Law will be participating in the Barnard-Columbia Law Day Panel and Fair on October 8, 2009. The panel and fair will discuss the law school admissions process, law school curriculum, and how the current economic downturn may affect the legal profession.  Learn more…


Chapman’s Animal Law Society Collects Donations

September 25, 2009 by | General News

Chapman’s Animal Law Society raised $1,140 for the Orange County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OCSPCA) through a pet photo contest. For the contest, the Society encouraged members to bring in photos of their pet and the Chapman community voted on which pet should be the Law Society’s mascot. A vote was


OC Register Asks if Chapman Is Next UCLA

September 9, 2009 by | General News

The Orange County Register published an article, “Chapman v. UCI: A Case to Be Made,” on September 27, 2009, in which the author pondered whether Chapman and UCI law schools are the next USC and UCLA? Read article…


Friendly Rivalry Between Chapman and UCI Deans

September 3, 2009 by | General News

On September 28, The Shark, reported on the recent “Battle of the Law School Deans” at Chapman University.  The piece entitled, “Rivalry Could Be Healthy for Chapman and Irvine Law Schools” discussed the September 24 debate between Chapman’s Dean John Eastman and UCI law school Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, and their “friendly rivalry” arising from their


Registrar Isles on Board of Directors of NNLSO

August 23, 2009 by | General News

Chapman law registrar, Maryam Isles, is serving on the Board of Directors of The National Network of Law School Officers (NNLSO), a nonprofit, professional organization that addresses the concerns and issues of registrars and admissions officers.  NNLSO is the only professional organization for law school registrars, has up to 600 members, and has over 130