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Military Law


Members of Class of 2012 Acknowledge Absent Classmate on Graduation Day

May 21, 2012 by | General News

Before members of the law school’s Class of 2012 began the procession to their graduation ceremony, they paused to recognize a special classmate who could not attend. First Lieutenant Rebecca Kipper, a member of the California Army’s National Guard, was called to military duty in February, just months before she would have completed her final

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

OC Register Quotes Professor Rotunda

April 22, 2011 by | Faculty

The Orange County Register quoted Professor Kyndra Rotunda in an article about marines preparing for the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. “With any regulation or rule in the military, whether or not it’s followed depends on two things. The first is if there’s training up front. The other piece though is going to be

Professor Rotunda Publishes Op-Ed on Female Soldiers

April 8, 2011 by | Faculty

The Chicago Tribune published Professor Kyndra Rotunda’s op-ed, entitled “Stop Encouraging Deployed Female Soldiers to Wear Headscarves,” in which she discussed the U.S. military’s policy of “encouraging” female soldiers deployed to Afghanistan to wear Muslim headscarves. In her op-ed, Professor Rotunda addressed the military’s defense of the policy as merely optional. “Anyone who has been

Professor Rotunda Publishes Piece on JAG

May 19, 2010 by | Faculty

Professor Kyndra K. Rotunda published an opinion piece in the Washington Times entitled “Kagan’s anti-military campaign” questioning former Harvard Law School Dean Elena Kagan’s 2005 ban of Judge Advocate General (JAG) officers from recruiting Harvard law students on campus. “Denying JAG officers and willing Harvard law students the opportunity to meet and talk about opportunities

Professor Rotunda Is Top Downloaded Author

March 12, 2010 by | Faculty

Professor Kyndra Rotunda has made the SSRN top 10 PSN: Administrative Controls list with 108 downloads of her paper, “A Comparative Historical Analysis of War Time Procedural Protections and Presidential Powers: From the Civil War to the War on Terror.”   The article analyzes and compares procedural rules governing military trials from the American Revolution to

Chapman Law School Receives High Praise

December 12, 2009 by | General News

Chapman University School of Law recently received praise from retired judge of the Orange County Superior Court James Gray in the Daily Pilot.  He discussed Chapman’s Military Personnel Law Center (MPLC) & AMVETS Legal Clinic and the school’s impressive 81% passage rate of the California Bar Examination. Read more…

Professors Attend Iraq Veteran Benefit

October 3, 2009 by | General News

Professors Kyndra and Ronald Rotunda attended the Iraq Star Benefit on October 4 in Los Angeles. Iraq Star is a non-profit organization that provides reconstructive surgery to service members who have sustained war injuries. More than 40,000 men and women have returned wounded from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Although the army provides prosthetic limbs and

Dean Eastman and Professor Rotunda Quoted on Clinics

August 18, 2009 by | Faculty

An article in the Daily Journal entitled “Law Schools Pool Resources to Offer Legal Help to Military,” quoted Dean John Eastman and Professor Kyndra Rotunda. The article reported on the new cooperative effort between Chapman, Berkeley, and some San Diego law schools to work on the same clinical project. The clinic will help active-duty military

CA Department of AMVETS Approves Chapman Clinic

July 30, 2009 by | General News

The California Department of AMVETS, a national nonprofit veterans support group founded by World War II veterans, approved a 5-year $2.5 million commitment to Chapman University School of Law’s Military Personnel Law Center and AMVETS Legal Clinic.  Their generous donation will help the law center and clinic to continue providing free legal representation to military

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