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    Law students choose externships in a wide range of specialties
    Law students choose externships in a wide range of specialties
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    The Fowler School of Law is a U.S. News “Top School"
    The Fowler School of Law is a U.S. News “Top School"
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    Law professors include former US Supreme Court clerks and a Nobel laureate
    Law professors include former US Supreme Court clerks and a Nobel laureate
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    Our students recently visited with LA Dodgers General Counsel Sam Fernandez
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    We are among the 10 best schools in the state for California Bar pass rate Learn More
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    Nobel peace laureate Elie Wiesel visits the law school annually
    Nobel peace laureate Elie Wiesel visits the law school annually
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    Entertainment law students benefit from proximity to acclaimed film school
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Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Developing professionally trained leaders in law through a comprehensive understanding of legal analysis and essential practice skills

Providing the core ingredients for success in the law

ABA-accredited Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law is a U.S. News and World Report “Top School” and a Princeton Review Top 10 school for "Quality of Life." At Fowler, accomplished faculty members provide a comprehensive and personalized approach to preparing students for the three essential ingredients for success: legal analysis, practical skills and professionalism.

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OCTOBER SPECIAL EVENTS:

  • Lawyers without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany Under the Third Reich - Exhibit and Opening Reception - October 13, 2014, 6 to 7:30 p.m. (Special Exhibit to run through November 21, 2014 in the Fowler School of Law lobby)

  • 2014 Nexus Symposium and Webcast - Regulating California Businesses: Are Current Laws Best Serving the State's Economic Interests or Has the Sun Set on California? - October 24, 2014, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Chapman Dialogue featuring Daniel B. Rodriguez, Dean of Northwestern University School of Law - The Law-Business-Technology Interface and its Impact on Professional Education - October 27, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Admissions Open House for Prospective New JD Law Students - October 28, 2014, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. RSVP Now.   

Fowler Law Moves up to #3 for "Best Quality of Life"

The Princeton Review’s 2015 Edition of Best 169 Law Schools Rankings has listed Fowler School of Law #3 in the "Best Quality of Life" category. Our #3 ranking is a move up from last year’s #9 position, and marks the 11th straight year that we've been ranked in the top ten. Hear how Fowler students define "Best Quality of Life" at the law school.

SCOTUSblog Founder Kicks off 2014-2015 Chapman Dialogue Lecture SeriesSCOTUSblog Editor Tom Goldstein

The 2014-2015 Chapman Dialogues got off to a great start with a visit by Tom Goldstein, co-founder of SCOTUSblog and partner at Goldstein & Russell, P.C. The presentation on September 22, 2014, addressed “Perspectives on Finding Your Niche and Personalizing Your Path in Law.”  View video archive.

Fowler School of Law Announces New Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development

Donald Kochan has been named the new Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development at Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law. This new position was created by Dean Tom Campbell, in part, to increase the visibility of scholarship produced by the Fowler Law faculty and to help faculty members keep current on the latest pedagogical innovations. Learn more.


Other featured news:

Chapman Law Review Articles Recognized by Prestigious Institute for Law Teaching and Learning

Law School Receives Historic $55 Million Gift

Fowler School of Law Earns Seven-Year ABA Reaccreditation

Law School's Scholarly Impact Dramatically Outpaces U.S. News Ranking 

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