A standing-room-only appellate courtroom on the second floor of Kennedy Hall was the venue for this year’s annual Rutan & Tucker Golden Gavel Competition, where two seemingly unflappable 1L students prepared to make their final arguments before three guest judges. If 2023’s Golden Gavel finalists Hannah Hamblin (plaintiff) and Kristin Sinks (defendant) had any pre-appearance jitters,
Dean Cianciarulo, Professor of Law and Interim Dean of Chapman University Fowler School of Law, presented her insights into the constitutional and societal implications of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Supreme Court decision.
Shaun Sanders (’15) was never destined for a conventional career. That fact is easily demonstrated by his first job in middle school: search engine optimization for a mobile home refinancing firm. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree in business administration management, Shaun’s expertise expanded to consulting for companies to develop their ideas, technology, and marketing campaigns.
On Monday, April 6, 2015, Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law welcomed Garry W. Jenkins , the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and the John C. Elam/Vorys Sater Professor of Law at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Dean Jenkins gave an informative and engaging talk on “ Next-Gen Giving: How
You’ve heard of Open Source technology. Legal scholar and innovator Chapman University Fowler School of Law Professor Tom W. Bell asks why laws — our legal operating systems — can’t be thought of in the same way. Professor Bell’s video discussion, ” Forget Politicians: How to Crowdsouce Better Laws ,” is featured on Watch the
On Saturday, March 28, 2015, nearly 350 friends of the Fowler School of Law gathered in Chapman University’s lovely Attallah Piazza to celebrate the law school’s 20th anniversary. The law school’s namesake and University Trustee Dale E. Fowler and his wife Ann and Dean Emeritus Parham Williams and his wife Polly were among the many
Chapman University Fowler School of Law Professor Rotunda’s reference text, Legal Ethics – The Lawyer’s Deskbook on Professional Responsibility (co-authored with John S. Dzienkowski) was cited in Justice Anthony Kennedy’s majority opinion for the U.S. Supreme Court on February 25, 2015 in North Carolina State Bd. of Dental Examiners v. F.T.C. , 135 S.Ct. 1101,
Associate Dean Donald Kochan’s recent article ” Bubbles (or, Some Reflections on the Basic Laws of Human Relations) ” was published in the Fordham Environmental Law Review (Volume 26, Number 2, Page 133, Winter 2015). Excerpt from the abstract: Very few of us want to live in the absolute isolation of a “bubble.” Most
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
ORANGE, Calif. – The new U.S. News & World Report ranking of national law schools has been released, and Chapman University’s Fowler School of Law has moved up 13 positions to #127 in the “Top Schools” group, the highest tier of the national law school rankings. Fowler Law Dean Tom Campbell said of the school’s