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    The School of Law celebrated its 20th Anniversary in March, 2015 Learn more
    The School of Law celebrated its 20th Anniversary in March, 2015 Learn more
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    The Fowler School of Law is a U.S. News “Top School" Learn more
    The Fowler School of Law is a U.S. News “Top School" Learn more
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    Our externships offer a broad variety of options for real world trainingLearn more
    Our externships offer a broad variety of options for real world trainingLearn more
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    Faculty members provide their expertise in various media outletsLearn more
    Faculty members provide their expertise in various media outletsLearn more
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    Fowler Law students met with LA Dodgers General Counsel Sam FernandezLearn more
    Fowler Law students met with LA Dodgers General Counsel Sam FernandezLearn more
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    We are among the 10 best schools in California for bar pass percentageLearn More
    We are among the 10 best schools in California for bar pass percentageLearn More
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    SCOTUSblog founder Tom Goldstein & Dean Campbell at our "Dialogue" lectureLearn more
    SCOTUSblog founder Tom Goldstein & Dean Campbell at our "Dialogue" lectureLearn more
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    Entertainment law students benefit from proximity to acclaimed film schoolLearn more
    Entertainment law students benefit from proximity to acclaimed film schoolLearn more
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    Law students may participate in any of the nearly 40 student organizationsLearn more
    Law students may participate in any of the nearly 40 student organizationsLearn more
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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Dean Matthew J. ParlowMatthew Parlow Selected as Fowler School of Law's New Dean

Chapman University has announced the selection of Matthew J. Parlow to serve as the next dean of the Fowler School of Law. Dean Parlow is currently the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Marquette University Law School. He will begin at Chapman on July 1, 2016, succeeding Tom Campbell, who has served as dean since February 2011. Dean Campbell will return to the Fowler School of Law faculty. Learn more.

University of Georgia School of Law Professor Lonnie T. Brown, Jr. to Present "From Watts to Ferguson" at Next Dialogue  

On Tuesday, March 29, University of Georgia School of Law Professor Lonnie T. Brown, Jr. will discuss “From Watts to Ferguson: The Prophetic Wisdom of Ramsey Clark” at the next Chapman Dialogue. Lunch will be included for all registered guests.

Shawne Merriman, NFL, Keynote SpeakerNFL Star Shawne Merriman Discusses Player Branding and Intellectual Property at Fowler Sports Law Symposium

Fowler School of Law's Entertainment and Sports Law Society hosted the 2016 Sports Law Symposium on Friday, February 12. The event featured a fantastic keynote presentation by former NFL linebacker Shawne Merriman. View a webcast replay of Merriman's talk and each of the Symposium panels.

Law School Earns Top 10 Rank for Quality of Life for 12th Straight Year

The Fowler School of Law has again achieved a top 10 ranking for “Quality of Life” in Princeton Review’s 2016 edition of Best 173 Law Schools. The school has earned a top 10 ranking in this category every year since 2005. Learn more.

Fowler Alumna Creates Full-length Documentary to Memorialize 70th Anniversary of the Nuremberg Trials

Stephanie Lincoln ('14) joined Dean Tom Campbell and Professor Michael Bazyler in Nuremberg, Germany this summer to film a full-length video documentary of the visit, which commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Nuremberg Nazi war crimes trials before the International Military Tribunal.

Fowler School of Law Rises in Latest U.S. News National Ranking

The 2016 U.S. News & World Report ranking of law schools has been released, and Chapman University’s Fowler School of Law has moved up 13 positions, solidifying its ranking in the prestigious "Top Schools” category.  Learn more. 

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Graduates Exceed State Bar Exam Pass Rate for 5th Straight Year

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

Law School Receives Historic $55 Million Gift

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