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    We are a US News “Top School" and we have a Top 10 Princeton Review rankLearn more
    We are a US News “Top School" and we have a Top 10 Princeton Review rankLearn more
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    Our business law emphasis program has unique externship opportunitiesLearn more
    Our business law emphasis program has unique externship opportunitiesLearn more
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    We have two state of the art mock courtrooms and a 3-story libraryLearn more
    We have two state of the art mock courtrooms and a 3-story libraryLearn more
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    Our students recently visited with LA Dodgers General Counsel Sam Fernandez
    Our students recently visited with LA Dodgers General Counsel Sam Fernandez
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    Professors include former US Supreme Court clerks and a Nobel laureateMeet Them
    Professors include former US Supreme Court clerks and a Nobel laureateMeet Them
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    Our graduates recently achieved an 82% pass rate on the California BarLearn how
    Our graduates recently achieved an 82% pass rate on the California BarLearn how
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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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    Fowler School of Law is home to more than 40 student law organizationsLearn more
    Fowler School of Law is home to more than 40 student law organizationsLearn more
Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Combining real practice skills and traditional legal theory to create professionally trained leaders in law

A Top "Quality of Life" Law School

Having earned a Top Schools ranking in U.S. News and World Report and repeated Top 10 rankings for Best Quality of Life from Princeton Review, ABA-accredited Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law is a forum where diverse and highly accomplished faculty members provide students with a combination of personalized instruction and real-world clinical and courtroom experience.

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

The Institute for Law Teaching & Learning recently selected two articles from the Chapman Law Review as "Article of the Month." Both articles were originally published in the Law Review volume coinciding with the 2013 Chapman Law Review Symposium, which focused on legal education reform and practice-ready learning methods.

Fowler Students Hit a Home Run with Recent Sports Law Symposium

Sports Law SymposiumThe 2014 Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium was presented to a packed audience of lawyers, sports agents, faculty members and students on Friday, February 7. The event was developed by three current law students who coordinated every aspect of this impressive program. Congrats to the students and thanks to all who attended! If you missed the symposium, view the webcast archive here.

Reddit.com Co-founder Alexis Ohanian Addresses Internet Regulations

On Wednesday, January 23, Reddit.com co-founder and open Internet advocate Alexis Ohanian presented a lunchtime talk at Chapman University's Fowler School of Law. The special event was presented by the Entrepreneurship Law Society, Intellectual Property Law Society and Entertainment Law Society. View the webcast.

Law School Earns 10th Straight Top 10 Ranking for Best Quality of Life

The 2014 edition of Princeton Review’s Best 169 Law Schools ranks Chapman’s Fowler School of Law #9 in Best Quality of Life! We are proud to have maintained a spot in the Top Ten in this category every year since 2005. Learn more.


Law School Receives Historic $55 Million Gift

The law school at Chapman University has received the second largest reported single gift to a U.S. law school, thanks to an extraordinary donation of $55 million from prominent Orange County real estate developer Dale E. Fowler and his wife Sarah Ann. At a special ceremony held on September 10, 2013 the school was named the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law.  Learn more » 


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Chapman 3L's Article A Visa for the Visionaries Puts Her in the Running for Prestigious EB-5 Visa Awareness Scholarship

Stephen Colbert's Attorney Trevor Potter Kicks off the 2013-2014 Chapman Dialogue Distinguished Lecture Series

Chapman's Fowler School of Law Earns Seven-Year ABA Reaccreditation »

Chapman University Fowler School of Law's Scholarly Impact Dramatically Outpaces U.S. News Ranking » 

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