29 posts tagged

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Chapman Law to Host Afghan Students

June 11, 2012 by | General News

Chapman University School of Law is honored to be amongst select law schools, including Harvard and Stanford University, which were invited to participate in the Public Private Partnership for Justice Reform in connection with the American University of Afghanistan. Dean Campbell and Chapman University’s Chancellor Daniele C. Struppa have created a program to provide full-tuition

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 Alumnus Thomas Robichaux Voted School Board President

March 26, 2012 by | General News

Chapman Law Alumnus Thomas Robichaux recently climbed the ladder to President of the Orleans Parish School Board.  Robichaux was elected to school board in 2008, despite being a gay Caucasian male in a state with few publicly gay individuals, and a voting district that is “overwhelmingly black,” according to an article on his election.  In his

Chapman Alumna to Sing with LA Lawyers Philharmonic

March 9, 2012 by | General News

Chapman alumna Lauren Hazarian will be singing this Sunday as part of the L.A. Lawyers Philharmonic, a full orchestra and chorus comprised of attorneys, judges, law students, and paralegals.  They will be performing this Sunday, March 11 at 7 p.m. at  Wilshire United Methodist Church (4350 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90010).  Their pieces will

Chapman Law Wins LSAC Diversity Award

June 25, 2011 by | General News

Chapman University School of Law has been named a 3rd place winner for LSAC’s Diversity Matters Award. The award, established by LSAC’s Diversity Initiatives office, recognizes a law school for its commitment to diversity and considers the school’s success in raising awareness of LSAC’s DiscoverLaw.org website. The School of Law has been among the top 10

LA Times Publishes Professor Redding’s Op-Ed

October 29, 2010 by | Faculty

The Los Angeles Times published and op-ed piece by Professor Richard Redding entitled, “It’s Diverse if You’re Liberal,” which discussed what he called a lack of “intellectual diversity” in the academy. “Conservatives and libertarians are becoming increasingly rare in academia,” said Professor Redding. Read Professor Redding’s opinion piece here. In response, Professor Tim Canova wrote

Chapman Professors Participate in National People of Color Scholarship Conference

September 28, 2010 by | Faculty

Two Chapman professors participated in the “National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference” this September at Seton Hall in New Jersey.  Professor Dexter, a panelist at the Conference, discussed tax policy in a “post-racial” era. Professor Francine Lipman presented her paper, “It’s A Matter of Life or Death: A Model for the Most Important Financial

OC Register Highlighted Professor Darmer

August 14, 2010 by | Faculty

Professor Katherine Darmer was highlighted in an article in the Orange County Register covering Irvine’s OC Pride event this August. “My advice today is: Get married,” Professor Darmer told a cheering crowd.  Professor Darmer said that she thinks there’s little chance of new same-sex marriages getting nullified in the future.  “Take the courage you have