Professor Kurt Eggert was quoted in the Wall Street Journal in a story entitled “More Loan Forgiveness Sought” about the tax implications of the “loan forgiveness” that comes with foreclosures, short sales and loan modifications for troubled loans. In the piece, Professor Eggert stated: “A double whammy for many in the current housing market is
Professor John Hall‘s op-ed piece entitled “Cambodian Refugees a Grim Example of Washington’s Neglect” appeared in today’s Los Angeles Daily Journal. The piece documents Professor Hall’s involvement with Dodge Film School Professor Jeff Swimmer and several Chapman students in producing a documentary film on the so called “returnees” (Cambodians who have been recently deported from
The Daily Journal reported on Tom Campbell’s coming to Chapman for a two year visitorship: “Campbell is the latest in a string of high-profile additions to the Chapman law faculty for next term, including economics laureate Vernon L. Smith and ethics and constitutional law textbooks author Ronald Rotunda, both coming from George Mason University School
Professor Katherine Darmer was quoted in an article in the Los Angeles Times entitled “Disgraced NBA referee alleges 2002 playoff conspiracy.” In the article, Professor Darmer said she expects the letter by referee Tim Donaghy to further postpone sentencing, with the judge likely to press prosecutors about their investigation into his claims. “It’s really hard
Dean John Eastman was quoted in an article in the Los Angeles Times entitled “Lawsuits in defense of gay marriage can backfire, activist groups warn,” which reported on a memo drafted by nine major gay rights groups asking couples not to sue the federal government or other states to have their California nuptials recognized, saying
Dean John Eastman was quoted in an article in ABA Journal: Law News Now, entitled “Illegal Aliens on I.C.E. – Tougher immigration enforcement tactics spur challenges,” which addressed a number of issues in immigration law, including racial profiling. In the article, Dean Eastman stated: “Should the Supreme Court revisit racial profiling in immigration, it’s possible
Professor Bobby Dexter presented a paper entitled “Serfs at the Mercy of a Hungry Beast: Aggressive Regressivity, Private Equity, and the Quandary of the St. Luke Imperative” and served as a discussant on several other papers at the 2008 Junior Tax Scholars Conference on June 6, 2008 at New York University.
On Tuesday June 3, 2008, Chapman’s newest members of the California Bar were sworn in by Federal Bankrupcty Judge Theodor Albert and California Superior Court Judge Michael Hayes. Learn more…
Professor Vernon Smith has published an article entitled “The Promise of Prediction Markets” in the May 16, 2008 issue of Science Magazine.