Student blogger: Mike Preciado (’13) Chapman Law Review Editor What’s a Spontaneous? At the beginning of each semester, I always have the same conversation. “Hey Mike, what classes are you taking?” Usually, I reply with a boilerplate list of regular law school classes, “I got lumped into professional responsibility, corporations, federal taxation, and evidence.”
Student blogger: Ali Bollbach (’14) Co-President of the Public Interest Law Foundation Chapman Law has students from around the country and around the world. We have recent college graduates, grad school graduates, semi-recent graduates, and long-time veterans of the work force. But who are the faces you see in the hallway, the opinions you hear
Student blogger: Jaryn Saritzky (’14) The way I remember it, the Appellate Court Room was entirely dark with the exception of two spotlights: one on me, and one on the judges. The judges’ bench? At least 10 feet tall. Maybe even 20. My words? Complete gibberish. This is how I remember first year Oral
Student blogger: Samantha Morgenstern (’14) “Why do you want to be a lawyer?” After starting law school, this became a question I could not answer easily, especially during my frustratingly uncertain 1L year. But my interest in music (and entertainment law) propelled me forward because music has motivated and influenced me throughout my life.
Student blogger: Brandon Howard (’14) President of the Business & Investment Law Society In January, Chapman Law Review hosted an all-day symposium that was right up my alley, so I decided to attend every panel they were offering, all day long (minus an hour for my Constitutional Law class – I was contemplating skipping
Student blogger: Mike Preciado (’13) Chapman Law Review Editor Have you ever wondered how absurd the law school rankings are? Well, they’re absolutely bonkers. No, I’m not complaining that they produce unfortunate results for some law schools: by definition, a ranking system will always have schools in the lowest tier. I’m complaining because the
Student blogger: Jared Berman (’15) Exhausted from a full day of first year classes, I dragged myself to a Chapman Law event, hoping to network and educate myself on immigration law, and discovered a field I never knew existed – sports immigration law. Yes, you read that correctly, sports immigration law – it’s a real thing.
Student blogger: Minhquan Nguyen (’14) PILF Co-President Midnight. Still not in bed. Alarm is set for 6 AM (argh, argh). One month until the Silent Auction. So why does it feel like the Silent Auction is tomorrow and years away all at the same time? I should never have gotten myself into this. I
Guest blogger: Nancy Sandoval, Class of 2014 As a law student, one of my greatest concerns is tailoring my education to be a valuable new associate. Employers are increasingly looking for recent graduates to be able to hit the ground running. This is why I am personally looking forward to the Chapman Law Review