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    Fowler School of Law is among the "Top Schools" in the US News ranking. Learn more
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    Faculty members are noted scholars, instructors, and media commentators. Learn more
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    Chapman provides state-of-the-art courtrooms for advocacy training.
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    Four Chapman professors clerked in the Supreme Court of the United States.
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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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Chapman Law Review Members with Justice Samuel Alito Congratulations to the Chapman Law Review for a Successful Symposium! 

On February 10, the Chapman Law Review presented its annual Symposium, “The Future of the Legal Profession,” which featured a keynote conversation with Honorable Samuel A. Alito, Jr., Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (pictured, right, with Dean Matt Parlow and members of the Law Review). For those who could not attend, replays of the Symposium panels are provided via the webcast links below. Congratulations to the Law Review students and thanks to Justice Alito and our panelists for a terrific event!

Washington University School of Law Professor Peggie R. Smith to Speak at Next Chapman Dialogue

Peggie R. Smith, the Charles F. Nagel Professor of Employment and Labor Law at Washington University School of Law, will visit the Fowler School of Law for the first Chapman Dialogue of 2017 on Thursday, March 16. Professor Smith is a leading scholar in the regulation of care work that occurs both inside and outside the home, including child care, home care, and elder care. Lunch will be included. RSVP here.

Chapman Law's PILF Chapter to Honor Community Leaders at Annual Gala Dinner on March 30 

Chapman University Fowler School of Law's Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) will hold its annual fundraiser dinner and silent auction on Thursday, March 30 at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Orange. The semi-formal event will include a seated dinner, live entertainment from The Jazz Execs, and a no-host bar. Presiding Justice of the California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Div. 3, Kathleen O'Leary, and Chapman Law alumna Antoinette Balta (JD '06, LL.M. '11) will be honored at the event for their dedicated work in the public interest. Proceeds from the dinner will raise funds to support summer jobs for students working in the public interest.  Learn more about the PILF dinner.

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Matthew Parlow Selected as New Dean of Fowler School of Law

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