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.
Professor Kurt Eggert was quoted on “Morning Edition” (NPR) in a piece about whether Wall Street investment houses knew that they were packaging bad loans for securitization. “It’s amazing if any investment bank agreed to a maximum number of loans they would kick back for defects. That means that they were willing to accept junk.
The graduating Class of 2008 is honored at year-end ceremonies. Learn more and view photo slideshows…
Champman University has announced that Professor John Hall and veteran documentary filmmaker, Jeff Swimmer, will lead five students on a trip to Cambodia to develop documentaries for the Khmer Arts Academy and Tiny Toones, two arts-focused NGOs in need of assistance to create more public awareness for their work. The two-week trip will commence on
Associate Dean Tim Canova was featured in the Orange County Register’s Mortgage Insider, in a piece entitled “Did the agencies rating mortgage bonds let greed trump common sense?” Dean Canova was quizzed about the agencies and their role in the housing boom and its subsequent collapse. In the wide ranging interview, Dean Canova tackled some
Professor Kurt Eggert was quoted in the Los Angeles Times, in a story entitled “In mortgage market, ‘walkaway’ homeowners may be urban myth,” which discussed whether homeowners are walking away from their mortgages . Excerpt: “So many of the loans made were irresponsible — for the borrowers and for the lenders,” said Kurt Eggert, an
Professor Donald Kochan has published an op-ed in Los Angeles Daily Journal, entitled “Hungry for Precedent,” in which he builds on an ongoing project regarding judging and precedent.
On May 21, 2008, Chapman University announced that Professor Ronald Rotunda, one of the most influential law professors in the country (Legal Ethics and Constitutional Law), will be joining the Chapman Law faculty as a Professor of Law, together with his wife, Kyndra Rotundra, an expert on military law (and former GITMO prosecutor), who will