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Newly Elected SBA Executive Board for 2016-2017 Announced

May 4, 2016 by | General News

Continued and increased student connectedness will be the focus of the 2016-2017 Student Bar Association (SBA) Executive Board, which was recently elected. The new board includes President Alexis King (JD ’17), Vice President Ashley Mascari (JD ’17), Treasurer Jon Abramson (JD ’17), Secretary Kristin Hayes (JD ’17) and Parliamentarian Ashley Davies (JD ’17). King, President,

Fowler School of Law Social Justice Symposium Addresses Important Issues of Immigration, Race and Criminal Justice

March 9, 2016 by Sherri Godfrey | General News

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s Diversity Initiative Symposium and Publication hosted its inaugural symposium, Blinded Justice: A Discussion About Whether the Legal System Values and Protects Diverse Communities, on March 3, 2016. The symposium invited both legal practitioners and social activists for a candid discussion about unequal justice in diverse communities. Panel

Public Interest is Second Nature For Lakshmi Odedra (JD ’17)

February 19, 2016 by Heidi Mattson | General News

Some say that it’s hard to find a lawyer who’s not only brilliant and accomplished, but also empathetic and compassionate. Those people have obviously never met Lakshmi Odedra, a second year law student at the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law. Her decision to pursue law came from a strong desire to better

2015 Nexus Symposium Presents A Sustainable Future: The Advancement and Implementation of Renewable Energy

October 30, 2015 by Cameron Djokovich | General News

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s Nexus Journal of Law and Policy, celebrating its 20th year, hosted its annual symposium on Friday, October 23.  The symposium, “A Sustainable Future: The Advancement and Implementation of Renewable Energy,” featured legal scholars, industry professionals and policy influencers. Over the course of a morning address, three panels

1L Hope Forman’s Amazing Humanitarian Experience in Tanzania

September 22, 2015 by | Student Life

From internships to world travel, Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law students spend their summers pursuing new and exciting adventures each year. One such student, Hope Forman (JD ’18), found herself in Tanzania for two life-changing months after graduating from Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa last spring. Find out how her interest

Orange County Affiliate Bar Presidents Discuss Diversity in Legal Profession at Fowler School of Law

March 11, 2015 by Jennifer Tran ('15) | General News

Organized by a coalition of Fowler School of Law student organization leaders, on February 12, 2015, Chapman University’s Fowler School Law hosted nearly one dozen presidents from Orange County’s affiliate bar associations to discuss the status of diversity in the legal community. A packed room of over 75 students, attorneys, and members of the community