Professor John Hall was invited to present a paper, “The Khmer Rouge Tribunal: The Search for Legitimacy in an Environment of Distrust, Corruption and Mismanagement,” at the Southeast Asia Forum at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University. His paper will address topics from his various op-eds in Wall Street Journal, Christian Science
Professor Danny Bogart was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL), the premier organization for real estate and property law lawyers in the United States. ACREL produces CLE papers and events as well as position papers on lawyer ethics and practice. For more information about the organization, see www.acrel.org.
Professor Francine Lipman presented her paper “Taxation and Undocumented Immigrants: Separate, Unequal and Without Representation” on May 8, 2008 at “Undocumented Hispanic Immigrants in the United States: Problems, Benefits and Prospects,” a one-day conference at the University of North Texas to provide objective research about undocumented immigration. Learn more…
Professor Kurt Eggert was quoted in a story in the Los Angeles Times entitled “Lenders derail plan to let bankruptcy judges modify mortgages.” Although some lenders have offered to work out voluntary modifications with strapped borrowers, subject to strict conditions, “there are a lot of structural barriers to loan modifications, and a voluntary system doesn’t
First Year law student, Ruby Banipal, was elected as Outreach Chair for West Region of the new Ms. JD National Women Law Students’ Organization. Ms. JD, a national non-profit organization, held a Leadership Summit in New York City on April 4th and 5th. The purpose of the summit was to bring together law students from
The School of Law recently hosted leading scholars from Harvard and Yale as part of its Chapman Dialogues Distinguished Lecture Series, which provides a forum for discussion and debate on a wide range of subjects and from diverse philosophical perspectives. Learn more…
Professor Kochan presented “Hobbesian Man, Lockean World – Have We Solved the Conflict? Eminent Domain and the State as the Proverbial Hobbesian Man in the Displacement of Property Rights” at the University of San Diego School of Law. Comments will be provided by J. David Breemer of the Pacific Legal Foundation.
On April 16, 2008, the School of Law reenacted the landmark case of Worcester v. Georgia (1832) at the annual Madison Lecture and Reenactment. Honorable Carlos Bea of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit presided over the court in the role of Chief Justice John Marshall. Learn more…
Thanks to Professor Michael Bazyler (who will join the Chapman law faculty this fall), Chapman University School of Law was the only law school that appeared on the Agenda of the annual meeting of the prestigious American Society of International Law in Washington, D.C. The Law School and the University’s Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education
Professor Kurt Eggert appeared in front of the California Assembly Committee on Banking and Finance to discuss two separate bills, AB 2740 (Brownley), which would provide new regulation for mortgage servicers, and AB 2359 (Jones), which would provide assignee liability in some instances of subprime, high priced, or non-traditional loans.