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    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"
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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
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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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Nobel Laureate and Fowler School of Law Professor Dr. Vernon L. SmithFowler Law Alumni Exceed the California State Bar Exam Pass Rate for 4th Consecutive Year

Fowler School of Law alumni who took the July 2014 California Bar exam exceeded the overall state pass rate average by six points, our largest margin ever. Congratulations to all of our bar passers!  Learn more.

Fowler School of Law Professor and Nobel Laureate Dr. Vernon L. Smith Honored with New Portrait in Law School Lobby

On Wednesday, October 29, 2014, the Chapman University Fowler School of Law community gathered to celebrate the achievements of Dr. Vernon L. Smith, which included the unveiling of a new portrait of the Nobel Laureate in the law school lobby. Learn more about the unveiling and the work of Dr. Smith.

Fowler Law Moves up to #3 Nationally 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 national top ten. Hear how Fowler students define "Best Quality of Life" at the law school.

Bergener & Associates Renews Unique Scholarship to Support Law Students with Prior Work ExperienceBergener & Associates Gift

For the second straight year, the Bergener & Associates Scholarship will generously support Fowler School of Law students who have chosen to start law school after at least one year of experience in the workplace. Learn more.

SCOTUSblog Founder Kicks off 2014-2015 Chapman Dialogue Lecture Series

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.


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

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

Law School Receives Historic $55 Million Gift

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

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