10 posts tagged

Professional Responsibility


Professor Rotunda’s Article Mentioned as Top Legal Ethics Story

December 27, 2011 by | Faculty

The popular blog, “Legal Ethics Forum”, posted their “Top Ten Legal Ethics Stories of 2011.” Coming in at number one on the list was “Contracting around Conflicts”, which was supported by articles that covered cases pertaining to conflict decisions and agreements between lawyers and clients on how to handle conflicts arising in the future. Professor

Professor Rotunda Quoted on Immunity for Private Sector Employees

November 22, 2011 by | Faculty

An article in LegalNewsline.com stated that on November 21st, the American Bar Association filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, “urging it to find that private lawyers representing public agencies are entitled to increased immunity from lawsuits.” Professor Rotunda commented on the complexity of the issue regarding immunity for private sector employees; “So

Dean Eastman Quoted in Op-Ed

June 18, 2009 by | Faculty

Dean John Eastman was quoted in an op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle entitled, “U.S. could be on hook in Padilla vs. Yoo.” The article discusses a suit filed on behalf of Jose Padilla, a convicted terrorist, against John Yoo, the lawyer and former visiting professor at Chapman who wrote controversial legal opinions that allegedly

NY Times Quotes Dean Eastman

March 8, 2009 by | Faculty

Dean John Eastman was quoted in an article in the New York Times featuring John Yoo entitled, “Terror-War Fallout Lingers Over Bush Lawyers.” The article discusses legal briefs written by professor Yoo during his tenure with the Bush administration and raises questions as to what responsibility government lawyers should have if their legal advice is

Professor Yoo Featured in Article

March 7, 2009 by | Faculty

Visiting Professor John Yoo was featured in an article in the San Francisco Chronicle entitled, “Obama lawyers argue to drop Yoo torture suit.” The article stated that President Obama’s Justice Department defended Professor Yoo, a former Bush administration lawyer, in a San Francisco federal court, arguing that a prisoner formerly held as an enemy combatant

OC Register Features Professor Yoo

March 3, 2009 by | Faculty

Visiting Professor John Yoo was featured in an article in the Orange County Register,  entitled “Ex-Bush lawyer talks about torture memos.” In this interview Professor Yoo answers questions regarding everything from his work for the Bush administration to his impressions of Orange County. Read Article …

LA Times Quotes Dean Eastman

February 11, 2009 by | Faculty

Dean John Eastman was quoted in the Los Angeles Times in an article about visiting Professor John Yoo entitled “Bush policymaker escapes Berkeley’s wrath.” In the piece, Dean Eastman stated: “We are working very hard at fostering a broad ideological diversity here at the law school.” Another of Chapman law school’s visiting professors this school

Professor Noyes Interviewed in CA Lawyer

January 4, 2009 by | Faculty

Professor Henry S. Noyes was interviewed and quoted in California Lawyer in an article entitled, “e-Discovery Options.” Professor Noyes commented on recently-enacted Federal Rule of Evidence 502, stating that the purpose of the new rule “is to relieve the disclosing party [in discovery] of the burden and cost of paying its attorneys to conduct a

Professor Rotunda Recognized as Top Lawyer

November 2, 2008 by | Faculty

Professor Ronald Rotunda was published in a magazine supplement to the Washington Post entitled, “Washington DC’s Best Lawyers: 2009 Edition – A Comprehensive Guide to the Area’s Top Lawyers.”  Of note, Professor Rotunda was the only lawyer listed under the “Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law” category. Read ranking…

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