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First Editions of Two New Constitutional Law Textbooks Just Published by Fowler Law Professor Ronald Rotunda

September 12, 2016 by | Faculty

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law Professor Ronald Rotunda recently authored two new first edition textbooks, Rotunda’s American Constitutional Law: The Supreme Court in American History Volume 1 – Institutional Powers (West Academic Publishing 2016) and Rotunda’s American Constitutional Law: The Supreme Court in American History Volume 2 – Liberties (West Academic Publishing

Georgetown Law Professor Presents Case for Originalism at Latest Chapman Dialogue

October 21, 2015 by | General News

On October 8, Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law welcomed Lawrence B. Solum, the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, for the second presentation of the 2015-2016 Chapman Dialogue Lecture Series . His presentation entitled “ The Case for Originalism: Justifying the Constraining Force of the Constitutional Text ”

Professor Eastman and Professor Hewitt to Discuss Obamacare

June 10, 2012 by | General News

Professor Eastman will be discussing the constitutionality of the Obama Administration’s health-care reform initiatives at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library at 7PM on Wednesday, June 13.  Professor Hewitt will be moderating the discussion between Professor Eastman and Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of UCI.  Click here for more information.    

Professor Eastman Quoted on Voter ID Requirements

December 21, 2011 by | Faculty

Professor Eastman was quoted in an article published in the Quay County Sun.  The article says that in a speech at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder decried new laws in South Carolina and Texas that require voters to present a state-issued ID at the polls. Despite concern that removing

Professor Eastman Discussed Judicial Powers on Radio

December 20, 2011 by | Faculty

On December 20, 2011 Professor John Eastman participated in a radio interview on 89.3FM that discussed Newt Gingrich’s views on judicial powers, Gingrich’s views on presidential powers, and whether Gingrich appears to be “pandering to the right.” Listen to what Professor Eastman had to say.

Professor Rotunda Quoted on Supremacy of Judicial Review

December 18, 2011 by | Faculty

On December 18th, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich appeared on CBS’ “Face the Nation” and discussed, at length, his views on how the judiciary relates to the other branches of government. After reviewing the interview, PolitiFact.com decided to analyze the legitimacy of Gringrich’s statement that “The Warren court asserted by itself that the Supreme Court

Professor Rotunda Published on Obamacare

December 15, 2011 by | Faculty

Professor Rotunda contributed a piece to the Washington Times entitled, “Kagan must recuse from Obamacare case – Legal ethics guru finds cause to doubt her independence.”  In the article, Professor Rotunda asserts that “The government (after much prodding) has released emails that raise serious questions whether [Justice Kagan] in fact, expressed any opinion regarding the

Professor Eastman Quoted on Pension Plans

November 15, 2011 by | Faculty

The Sacramento Bee quoted Professor John Eastman in an article entitled, “A Roadblock to Pension Reform? Constitutional Clause Could Limit Changes.” In the article, Professor Eastman agreed with Governor Jerry Brown’s constitutional interpretation regarding modifying public pension plans. Professor Eastman told the Bee that public pension plans can be modified if there is “a real