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
Property rights, free speech, union dues, affirmative action, immigration and the contraception mandate within the Affordable Care Act all add up to a very busy semester for the students and professors in the Constitutional Jurisprudence Clinic (CJC) here at Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law. For the last 15 years Chapman’s CJC has
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 ”
Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law students Ray Gennawey (JD ‘14) and Steven Cometa (JD ‘14) were in Washington, DC the week of April 7, 2014 with the American Bar Association (ABA). Cometa is the Vice Chair of the ABA Law Student Division and Gennawey is a Division Delegate of the ABA Law
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 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
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.
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 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
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