Chapman chosen as one of OC's Ten Most Trusted Brands

April 16, 2010 by | Business and Law

In a groundbreaking survey carried out by OC Metro magazine and The Values Institute at DGWB Advertising and Communications, Chapman University has been chosen as one of the Top Ten Most Trusted Brands in Orange County.  The chosen ten will be saluted at an invitation-only ”Trust Summit” on Monday, April 19 here at Chapman.  The Ten Most


Chapman alum discusses family law on Dr. Phil show

April 13, 2010 by | Business and Law

James Hosking (LLM, School of Law, ‘09) will be a featured guest on the “Dr. Phil” show Wednesday, April 14, when the talk-show tackles family law in an episode titled “Crisis in Family Court.”   Among the guests on Wednesday’s program will be a mother whose repeated warnings that her ex was threatening to kill their


Law students land top summer internships

April 12, 2010 by | Business and Law

Two students from the Dale E. Fowler School of Law have been offered highly selective summer internships with Open Society Justice Initiative in Phnom Penh. Katrina Jaffe, a second-year law student, will work primarily on issues relating to the Khmer Rouge tribunal. Julieanne Ines, a first-year law student and former Orange County Register reporter, will


Madison Lecture to portray 1810 contract law case

April 9, 2010 by | Business and Law

This year’s Madison Lecture will reenact the historic U.S. Supreme Court case Fletcher v. Peck from 1810, the first high court ruling to invalidate state law in conflict with the Constitution. The re-enactment is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, in Kennedy Hall. A reception to honor former dean John C. Eastman


Brandman U. to Host GOP Senate Candidate Forum on March 30

March 29, 2010 by | Business and Law

Brandman University, the fully accredited adult education university within the Chapman University System, will host “America in the 21st Century: A Town Hall Forum Featuring the California Republican Candidates for U.S. Senate.” The event enables university students and the general public to openly discuss the issues with the Republican Senatorial candidates on Tuesday, March 30, from


Can digital activism speed change in Vietnam?

February 17, 2010 by | Business and Law

The fight for social justice and political change is alive and well in the digital age. That’s the message of a seminar called Digital Activism: A Tool for Change in Vietnam, to be held Feb. 27-28 at Chapman. Young activists in Iran, Moldova and elsewhere around the world are using the Internet to challenge authoritarian


How founder of TOMS Shoes makes a difference

February 8, 2010 by | Business and Law

Yeah, just try walking a mile in Blake Mycoskie’s shoes. He’s created five businesses since college, placed third with his sister Paige in season No. 2 of The Amazing Race and has been featured in People magazine’s “Heroes Among Us” section. He’s  founder and president of TOMS Shoes, which gives a pair of new shoes


Experimental economics lunch sparks lively discussion

February 8, 2010 by | Business and Law

Funded by a grant from the International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE), and co-hosted by Chapman University and Reason Foundation, a lively luncheon discussion, “Experimental Economics and Economic Policy” was held last Tuesday, Feb. 2  in Argyros Forum.   Guests included members of Chapman’s Economic Science Institute (ESI), the Argyros School of Business and Economics,