Chapman Law Hosted Distinguished Lecture Series

April 18, 2008 by | General News

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 Paper on Eminent Domain

April 17, 2008 by | Faculty

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.


Chapman Law Reenacts Historic Case

April 16, 2008 by | General News

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…


Chapman Law Only School on Agenda of Prestigious Society

April 15, 2008 by | General News

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 Eggert Appeared in Front of CA Assembly

April 14, 2008 by | Faculty

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.


Chapman Law Professors’ Blogs Get High Rankings

April 11, 2008 by | Faculty

Professor Hugh Hewitt has ranked second for Law Prof Blog Rankings which ranks quarterly traffic rankings (visitors and page views) of the leading blogs edited by law professors. Professor Tom Bell was also represented on the list at #31, with his MoneyLaw blog. See rankings…


Professor Bell Quoted on Scientific Research

April 10, 2008 by | Faculty

Professor Tom Bell was quoted in American Scientist online in an article entitled “A Market for Basic Science? Clever financial instruments might one day be used to fund fundamental research.” Read article…


Professor Kochan Talks on Law

April 8, 2008 by | Faculty

On April 7-8, Professor Kochan participated as a discussant at a roundtable of 20 select and invited property scholars on the issue of “The Expansion of Liability Under Public Nuisance,” sponsored by the Searle Center at Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois. On April 4, Professor Kochan participated in a conference of international law


Professor Hernandez Published Article

April 8, 2008 by | Faculty

Professor Ernesto Hernandez’ article, “Law, Food, and Culture: Mexican Corn’s National Identity Cooked in ‘Tortilla Discourses’ Post-TLC/NAFTA,” was abstracted on the LSN Law & Society: International & Comparative Law online journal.