Student Life

First Year Law Students Face Off before a VIP Panel of Judges at the Annual Rutan & Tucker Golden Gavel Competition

April 28, 2017 by | Student Life

First year students Hope Blain and Elisabeth Carter faced-off before a packed house in Fowler School of Law’s appellate courtroom last week during the final argument in the 2017 Rutan & Tucker Golden Gavel Competition. The final argument served as an opportunity for the winning advocates to display their skills before a panel of VIP

Chapman Law Competition Students Finish in Top Three at International Mediation Tournament in Glasgow, Scotland

April 26, 2017 by | General News

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s competition teams finished the academic year this month with an impressive showing at the annual International Law School Mediation Tournament in Glasgow, Scotland. Two teams of Fowler School of Law students – Weston O’Connor (JD ’17), Spencer Shain (JD ’18), Sasha Ostrovsky (JD ’18), Jeff Farano (JD

Bette and Wylie Aitken Family Protection Clinic Students Lead Training for Local Advocates

March 31, 2017 by | Student Life

This month, Chapman University Fowler School of Law students in the Bette and Wylie Aitken Family Protection Clinic, along with Professor Julie Marzouk, conducted a legal training for more than 60 professionals to explain the means by which immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking can obtain lawful immigration status. The audience

LA and OC Superior Court Judges Visit Chapman Law to Discuss Diversity on the Bench

March 30, 2017 by | General News

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law welcomed four judges from the Los Angeles Superior Court Diversity Committee for a panel discussion with students on March 21. The committee aims to increase diversity among court officers by encouraging members of underrepresented communities to pursue appointment or election to the bench. The panelists included the

Annual PILF Gala and Silent Auction to Honor the Honorable Kathleen E. O’Leary and Alumna Antoinette Balta

March 16, 2017 by | General News

On Thursday, March 30, Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) will host its annual gala dinner and silent auction, with proceeds supporting PILF’s Summer Grant Program for students pursuing unpaid public interest positions. The semi-formal event will include a seated dinner, silent auction, live jazz music, and a