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.
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…
On April 11, 2008, the Orange County Register reported on the $376,000 federal grant earmarked for Chapman’s Family Violence Clinic. Read story…
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…
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 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.
Professor Larry Rosenthal has published his paper, “The Emerging First Amendment Law of Managerial Prerogative,” in the Fordham Law Review.
Dean Timothy Canova was quoted in a column by Dean Calbreath in the San Diego Union Tribune entitled, “Land bank proposal deserves more funds.” Read story… Excerpts from the piece include: “I hate to say it, but this proposal seems more like public relations than an actual attempt at a solution,” said Timothy A. Canova,
Professor Kurt Eggert was invited to speak at the 7th Annual Alberta Conference on Gambling Research held at Banff, Canada, co-sponsored by the Alberta Gaming Research Institute and the University of Alberta. Profofessor Eggert gave a presentation entitled: Improving Consumer Protection in the Gambling Industry. Professor Kurt Eggert also had a sound-bite in a story