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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


CA Department of AMVETS Approves Chapman Clinic

July 30, 2009 by | General News

The California Department of AMVETS, a national nonprofit veterans support group founded by World War II veterans, approved a 5-year $2.5 million commitment to Chapman University School of Law’s Military Personnel Law Center and AMVETS Legal Clinic.  Their generous donation will help the law center and clinic to continue providing free legal representation to military


Chapman Receives $3 Million Gift

May 29, 2009 by | General News

Professor Vernon Smith was featured in an article entitled, “Chapman University nets $3 million dollar gift.” The article announces the establishment of the Rebecca and William Dunn Chair named in honor of Smith. “The vision for this gift is that the scientists holding this professorship will be the Nobel Prize winners of tomorrow,” said President