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Constitutional Law


Professor Rotunda Interviewed About Her Book

September 11, 2008 by | Faculty

Professor Kyndra Rotunda was interviewed by The Laramie Boomerang about her recent book, “Honor Bound: Inside the Guantanamo Trials,” and the procedures afforded to detainees held in Guantanamo Bay.  In the article. entitled “JAG Offers Insight Into Guantanamo Bay,” Professor Rotunda said, “From my experience, the troops are acting honorably, and they are upholding the

Professor Michael Quoted on Gun Rights

September 9, 2008 by | Faculty

Adjunct Professor C.D. “Chuck” Michel was interviewed for an article appearing in the Los Angeles Daily Journal.  The article, “Gun Rights Warrior Fights for NRA in California,” chronicles Professor Michel’s legal career and his work in the field of firearms law.  After opening his own practice, Professor Michel represented the California Rifle and Pistol Association

Professor Rotunda Publishes Article on Age

July 7, 2008 by | Faculty

In an article in Legal Times, entitled “Age Has Not Withered Him,” Professor Ronald Rotunda confronted those who have criticized Presidential nominee John McCain based upon his age. Professor Rotunda stated, “The Framers of our Constitution did not believe that age was disqualifying. They gave us judges with lifetime tenure. Hence, we live by the

Law Review Symposium Keynote Speaker Announced

July 3, 2008 by | General News

The School of Law has announced that Emeritus Professor Harry Jaffa will be the keynote speaker at the 2009 Chapman Law Review Symposium, to be held on January 30, 2009. The Symposium theme will be “Lincoln Constitutionalism in Time of War: Lessons for the War on Terror.” For information, please contact the Symposium Editor at

Professor Michael Publishes Op-Ed on 2nd Amendment

July 2, 2008 by | Faculty

Adjunct Professor C.D. Michael has published an op-ed in Courier News (IL),  entitled “The right to keep arms – and bear lawsuits.” In the piece, he observed that “In overturning Washington, D.C.’s near absolute ban on handguns, the Supreme Court settled one long-running — it last visited the Second Amendment in 1939 — constitutional dispute, but

Dean Eastman Quoted in Article on Second Amendment

July 1, 2008 by | Faculty

Dean John Eastman was quoted in an article in San Francisco Chronicle, entitled “Rights, arms and the man,” which discussed the recent United States Supreme Court decision overturning Washington DC’s handgun ban.  Dean Eastman found it ironic that the four dissenting justices relied on an interpretation of the framers’ original intent – when they don’t

Dean Eastman Quoted in LA Times

June 28, 2008 by | Faculty

Dean John Eastman was quoted in an article in the Los Angeles Times, entitled “Supreme Court Gun ruling leaves questions,” which discussed whether, in the wake of the Supreme Court’s historic ruling this week overturning the Washington DC handgun ban, gun ownership is a “fundamental right” under the Constitution, or something less. Dean Eastman stated,

Professor Rosenthal Quoted on Second Amendment

June 27, 2008 by | Faculty

Professor Larry Rosenthal was quoted in an article in Chicago Sun Times, entitled “Daley rips gun ban double standard — Daley warns court decision on gun bans has ‘changed the rules’ for police.” Professor Rosenthal, Chicago’s former deputy corporation counsel, said the decision to overturn Washington, D.C.’s gun law “imperils both flat handgun bans and bans

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