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Fowler School of Law’s Alona Cortese Elder Law Center Highlighted in The Orange County Register

November 20, 2015 by | General News

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s Alona Cortese Elder Law Center was featured in The Orange County Register on Monday, November 16, in an article entitled “Chapman’s Alona Cortese Elder Law Center provides free legal services to seniors.” The Center takes on issues involving elder abuse, health care, government benefits and senior housing,

Bette and Wylie Aitken Family Violence Clinic Students Obtain Immigration Status for a Survivor of Domestic Violence

April 7, 2014 by Fowler School of Law | General News

Two students, Jacqueline Gonzalez Valle (JD ’14) and Madiha Shahabuddin (JD ’15), in the Bette and Wylie Aitken Family Violence Clinic successfully obtained immigration status for a survivor of domestic violence. The client was brought to this country as a small child and suffered years of physical and emotional abuse by her United States Citizen husband. Supervising Professor Julie Marzouk

Chapman Law Film Clinic Movie Selected for LA Film Festival

May 23, 2012 by | General News

The Chapman Law Working With Filmmakers Clinic students worked last fall on the film “Dead Man’s Burden,” which has been selected for the 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival.   “Dead Man’s Burden” is a Western, set in the aftermath of the Civil War, and tells the story of  siblings who are reunited, but torn between their

Chapman Film Clinic’s Work Premieres

April 24, 2012 by | Student Life

Students enrolled in the Chapman Law Working With Filmmakers Clinic did the legal work on a feature film entitled “Mamitas.”   The filmmakers are graduates of Chapman’s Dodge College, and based this film on the short film they did while students at Dodge.   Watch the trailer here.  Find a movie theater here.  

Chapman Entertainment Law Clinic Success Stories

March 19, 2012 by | General News

KTLA news interviewed radio personality Big Boy, who is also the executive producer and an actor in the film, “Exit Strategy.”   The interview included a clip from the film containing a scene which takes place at the 106 radio station.  A Chapman Working With Filmmakers Clinic student was at the radio station to assist

Chapman’s Mediation Clinic to Participate in New Superior Court Program

November 10, 2011 by | General News

The Riverside County Superior Court recently announced a new monthly program aimed to “reduce the court’s civic case backlog and increase access to justice for civil litigants everywhere.” The program, called “PJ Settlement Day”, acts as a “last chance” day-of-trial mediation program in which Presiding Judge Sherrill Ellsworth will help settle civil cases before they

Chapman’s Clinic Credited in Feature Film

June 11, 2011 by | General News

Chapman’s Working with Filmmakers Clinic will be credited in “Mamitas,” a feature film to be presented at the Los Angeles Film Festival in June. “Mamitas” is beautifully shot coming-of-age story that revolves around a young Latino player whose budding relationship with a bookish tomboy propels him to find out who he really is. It is

Professor Rotunda Publishes Book on Military Clinics

April 29, 2011 by | Faculty

Professor Kyndra Rotunda has published a new book: Military and Veteran’s Law (West).  Geared to the growing number of military veteran legal clinics and seminar classes, Professor Rotunda’s book is comprehensive and accessible to lawyers and students.  It includes helpful inside tips and sample forms for launching a military clinic, as well as well as

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