Professor Bogart Elected as a Fellow

April 24, 2008 by | Faculty

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 Lipman Presented Paper on Taxation

April 21, 2008 by | Faculty

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…


LA Times Quotes Professor Eggert

April 21, 2008 by | Faculty

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


1L Elected as Outreach Chair of Ms. JD

April 20, 2008 by | Student Life

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


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…