A group of 101 alumni of the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law passed the most recent California bar exam, with many returning to campus for a formal swearing-in ceremony Dec. 4 in Memorial Hall. The state oath was administered by Orange County Superior Court Judge Layne H. Melzer, and the federal oath
Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s mediation clinics received the 2017 Ninth Circuit Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Education Award, presented by the Ninth Circuit ADR Committee at a ceremony in the law school’s appellate courtroom on Thursday, November 9, 2017. ADR Committee Chair, Andrew P. Gordon, U.S. District Judge of the United States
When Cory Vigil came home from Iraq, the terrible things he had seen and done under orders came home with him, heavier than any overloaded pack. Filled with hair-trigger anger caused by post-traumatic stress disorder, Vigil served six months in county jail on a felony assault conviction. While he was incarcerated, someone else continued to
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr., shared stories from his early career, insights into the lesser-known traditions of the high court – yes, the justices sing Happy Birthday to each other – and his thoughts on the future of the law during a February visit to Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School
The Jewish Book Council has honored a law professor at Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law with one of its highest honors. Professor Michael Bazyler’s book Holocaust, Genocide, and the Law: A Quest for Justice in a Post-Holocaust World , was selected by the council as the winner in the Holocaust category for
Professors David Gibbs and Ronald Rotunda from Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law have again been named to the 2017 Los Angeles Best Lawyers list by Best Lawyers magazine. “This is a well-deserved honor for Professor Gibbs and Professor Rotunda. This recognition demonstrates the type of impact that the Fowler School of
Members of the military who lost homes to foreclosure while deployed. A grandmother confined to the bedroom of her own house by a drug-using relative. A veteran ravaged by post-traumatic stress syndrome denied benefits after receiving a dishonorable discharge. These are some of the sorts of cases handled pro bono, or free of charge, for
Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law has named its law library in honor of the late philanthropists Hugh and Hazel Darling, in thanks for the generous gift of $2.78 million given by the Hugh and Hazel Darling Foundation to benefit the library. The gift will be invested in a permanent endowment,
Jayne Kacer was, understandably, nervous at her first wedding. Having just wrapped up wedding number seven, Kacer, Dale E. Fowler School of Law adjunct faculty and the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Administration, says it doesn’t get any easier – she still gets butterflies. “I get them every time,” Kacer says.
A team of students from Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law have won first place in the Los Angeles regional round of the National Moot Court Competition, one of the most prestigious of its kind in the country.