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Two Chapman Law Students Win the Golden Quill Award

July 30, 2012 by | General News

Two Chapman students, Andrew Gahan and Minhquan Nguyen, have won the Golden Quill Award in the Rutan & Tucker Golden Quill Competition. This Legal Research and Writing competition is open to all 1L students and is held each spring semester. Students must submit legal briefs on behalf of a defendant or plaintiff. Andrew wrote the top

Chapman Law’s Scholarly Impact Dramatically Outpaces U.S. News Ranking

July 23, 2012 by | General News

The ABA Journal has published an article that shines an academic spotlight on the scholarly work of Chapman Law. The article, discussing a new University of St. Thomas report, identified Chapman as one of three newer law schools accredited within the past two decades that “have already made a scholarly impact that dramatically outpaces their present academic reputations.”

Chapman Students Win Professor William Stallworth Award

May 20, 2012 by | Student Life

Jason Ambruster, Chris Hossellman, and Matt Susson have been awarded the Professor William Stallworth Endowed Scholarship Award in contracts for 2010-2011.  Ambruster was nominated by Professor Doti, Hossellman was nominated by Professor Hernandez, and Susson was nominated by Professor Peikoff. Professor Stallworth was a founding faculty member of the Chapman University School of Law.  As

Chapman Law Named 2012 LSAC Diversity Matters Award Finalist

May 20, 2012 by | General News

Chapman University School of Law has been named one of ten finalists for the 2012 Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) Diversity Matters Award.  The award is given to schools that are seriously committed to diversity, and demonstrate their commitment by designing programming for high school students and college students from racial and ethnic groups underrepresented

Chapman Wins Award for Mediation Education

April 19, 2012 by | Faculty

Chapman is honored to have received the Louise Otis Award for Excellence in Mediation Education at the International Competition for Mediation Advocacy (ICMA, formerly CNMAC) in Toronto.   The award is in recognition of a superior commitment to the integration of mediation and advocacy skills into legal education. The ICMA focuses on acknowledging and evaluating mediation advocacy skills that demonstrate

Hewitt Named Top 50 Influential Law Professor

March 23, 2012 by | Faculty

Hugh Hewitt, professor, Chapman University School of Law, has been named to a top 50 list of the most influential Law professors on Twitter by WorldWideLearn.com, an online guide to higher education resources. The selected law professors were chosen for their knack to dominate the “Twitter-verse either through the wit, volume or audience,” according to

Moot Court Team Places in Competition

February 5, 2012 by | General News

Congratulations to the Chapman Moot Court Team!  At the Juvenile Justice Moot Court Competition, the team of Kirk Bacon and Lauren Elsemri won the Second Place Brief award and made it into the quarterfinals.  Because of a rather bizarre scoring system, neither team from the quarterfinal advanced to the semifinals.  Tara Simon and Rommel Rosales

Student Selected as PMF Finalist

January 25, 2012 by | Student Life

The School of Law wishes to congratulate Kevin O’Donnell, who has been selected as a PMF finalist!  The Presidential Management Fellows program is a competitive leadership development program that matches outstanding graduate students with Federal career opportunities.  Kevin was one of 628 finalists selected from 9,100 applicants.  Congratulations, Kevin!

Chapman Students Win First Place in Moot Court Competition

November 27, 2011 by | Student Life

Congratulations to Chapman Law students Rich Wu, Jon Hammond, Lindsay Johnson and Lindsay Smith for taking all three first-place awards at the Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition regional in Denver October 29-30. Wu and Hammond advanced to the Thomas Tang national finals in November, earning second place in the brief writing category and third place

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