Moot Court Team Competes in Nationals

April 3, 2008 by | Student Life

After winning the regional competition in Las Vegas last month, the moot court team of Katia Benthale, Rob Webster, and Matt Wechter competed in the national finals of the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition in Chicago. This competition is the largest and most prestigious in the country and nearly 180 teams competed in regions throughout


Professor Eggert Quoted in Several Papers

March 29, 2008 by | Faculty

Professor Kurt Eggert was quoted in the Orange County Register in a piece entitled “Ameriquest founder was subprime ‘godfather.’” Professor Eggert stated, “The emphasis was on quantity rather than quality and that’s what brought us where we are now.” Read article… Professor Kurt Eggert was quoted in MarketWatch from Dow Jones, in a piece entitled


Professor Hall Speaks on Cambodia

March 29, 2008 by | Faculty

Professor John Hall presented a conference paper, “The International/Domestic Divide: the Failure of Transitional Justice in Cambodia,” at the 49th Annual International Studies Association Convention, San Francisco. Also, Professor John Hall’s op-ed piece, “Out of the Sweatshop, ” was published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal.  The piece addressed the Cambodia-US Bilateral Trade Agreement and


Professor Kochan Makes Presentations

March 19, 2008 by | Faculty

Professor Kochan spoke on the topic “Litigation and Human Rights: Universal Jurisdiction, Liability Risks, and the Effects on Investment and Entrepreneurship in Developing and Troubled Nations” at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio. On March 19, Professor Kochan presented a speech on “The Law and Economics of Judicial Behavior: Questioning Decisional Outcomes”


Dean Canova Quoted on Senate Bills

March 14, 2008 by | Faculty

Associate Dean Timothy Canova was quoted in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in a piece entitled “Shelter from the storm: No bailout, two modest Senate bills offer help to Georgia homeowners facing foreclosure.” Read article… Quotes from this story included: “Foreclosure is like a disease that undermines housing prices, consumer spending, construction jobs, the strength of the


Chapman Center for Global Trade Hosts Annual Symposium

March 13, 2008 by | General News

On March 13, 2008, the School of Law’s Center for Global Trade and Development hosted its annual symposium at Kennedy Hall. Entitled “From Auschwitz to Darfur: The Genocide Convention at Sixty,” the symposium marked the 60th anniversary of the Genocide Convention, one of the foundational instruments of international law and human rights.  Learn more…


Dean Canova Comments on Federal Reserve

March 4, 2008 by | Faculty

Associate Dean Tim Canova commented on Federal Reserve.  Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in the article “Hedging Ben” at Forbes.com. Read article… Quotes from this story included: Timothy Canova, an associate dean and economic law professor at Chapman University in California, says Bernanke’s remarks might indicate a level of “frustration” with the administration’s policies. “On


Chapman Teams Win at Competition

March 3, 2008 by | Student Life

At the American Association for Justice Trial Advocacy Competition, Chapman’s team of Luigi Monteleone, Michael Delaney, Joel Griffith, and Jeremy Katz finished 6th overall out of 15 teams. For the second year in a row, Chapman’s Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition team made the “sweet 16″ at this a large and prestigious competition.  The team


LA Times Quotes Professor Darmer

February 28, 2008 by | Faculty

Professor Katherine Darmer was quoted in The Los Angeles Times in the article,”Congress Requests Clemens Investigation.”  February 28, 2008: “If they didn’t refer this, it would look like they were giving favorable treatment to a successful athlete who is well-liked by some,” Darmer said. “This has an even-handedness to it. He made so many blatant


New Law Review Board Announced

February 27, 2008 by | Student Life

The 2008-09 Law Review Board has been selected, as follows: Editor-In-Chief, Ryan Chavez; Managing Editor, Mike Khalilpour; Senior Articles Editors, Kendra Weber and Jeremy Katz; Senior Notes Editors, Kari Kadomatsu and Allison De Tal; Production Editor Brian Thomley; Senior Symposium Editor, Alicia Jessop; Business Development Editor, Holly Buchanan; Submissions Editor, Ryan McIntyre; Articles Editors, Charles