Chapman University School of Law

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    James Mitchell "Mitch" Waller, Recently Retired Westminster Police Chief, Funeral Services Set

    See the update at the end of this post on details of funeral services for former Westminster police chief James Mitchell "Mitch" Waller.ORIGINAL POST, JULY 1, 11:07 A.M.: James Mitchell "Mitch" Waller was only promoted to police chief in Westminster in December of 2009, but he since has not only ret ... More >>

  • News

    March 28, 2013

    Scott Steiner's Sex Court

    [Moxley Confidential] Orange County Superior Court judge Scott Steiner recused himself from corruption case after adultery exposed

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Hugh Hewitt and Dennis Prager Rip Off "¡Ask a Mexican!" with "Ask a Jew" Event!

    I do not listen to OC's own third-rate conservative pundit, Hugh Hewitt, because he just became too predictable: Scalia great and Dubya great, Obama and Obama horrible. But every couple of months, I check out his website to see what he's bloviating about just in case I need column fodder.And that's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2012

    Todd Spitzer To Give Keynote Speech At Chapman University Law Event

    ​If you've never had the chance to hear Todd Spitzer give a speech, you can wipe that accomplishment off your bucket list later this month.Spitzer, the former high-ranking prosecutor and Republican state Assemblyman who will soon return to his old post as a county supervisor, is scheduled to give ... More >>

  • Music

    September 8, 2011

    George Hartline Goes From South to South OC

    [Locals Only] He and the Harmless Doves bring roots rock blues music to Southern California

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Top 15 Notable OC Quotes of 2010

    Rev. Schuller: Give me mo' money!​15. "I want to tongue every inch of you because I love you."--A text message Oxford Academy high-school history teacher Christopher John Ontiveros allegedly sent to a 17-year-old female student before his arrest for sex crimes.14. "[Barney Frank] will be shot dead ... More >>

  • News

    October 28, 2010

    OC's Scariest People

    Crypt from the headlines, here are our annual 31 flavors of fiendishness

  • News

    October 28, 2010

    Todd Spitzer Keeps Digging

    [Moxley Confidential] At a press conference meant to refute that of the DA who fired him, Spitzer ends up making his old boss' point for him

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    Chapman Constitutional Scholar Rebuffs Orly Taitz's Overtures

    ​Professor Ronald Rotunda of Orange's Chapman University School of Law scored some publicity at the confirmation hearings for Elena Kagan when he showed up while wearing a natty bow tie and jacket. He may seem to be of another era, but he's definitely plugged into new technologies--so mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    OC's Top Law School Deans Spar Over Prop 8

    Mary Bell/ OC Weekly​The culture clash sparked by Proposition 8 places a premium on sound legal interpretation and commentary.Two of Orange County's preeminent legal scholars are attracting considerable attention from local and national media outlets alike, from CNN to the Weekly. Mirroring the Ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Celebrate Tax Day With a High-Tech Toilet, "An Inconvenient Tax" Film

    Second prize: steak knives.​Ah, Tax Day. What better day to get a spritz up your butt crack?

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    John Eastman Outflanks Republicans In California AG Race

    (photo by Chris Victorio / OC Weekly)John Eastman: "I ain't evolving!"​It looked as if someone had placed a lamp in the middle of the California Republican Assembly (CRA) state convention last Saturday, but it was actually a delegate wearing a straw hat with tea bags hanging from the brim. The sym ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    Westminster Tabs New Police Chief

    Mitch Waller goes from captain to chief at Westminster Police Department.​Westminster Police Captain Mitch Waller will be promoted to police chief with the retirement of Andrew Hall, City Manager Don Lamm and the Westminster City Council announced.

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2009

    UPDATED: UCI's Chemerinsky and Chapman's Eastman to Engage in Ultimate "Battle of the Law Deans" Freeway-Series Smackdown

    Courtesy of Chapman UniversityUCI School of Law dean Erwin Chemerinsky (left) and Chapman University School of Law dean John Eastman are friends and often ideological foes. ​UPDATED TO CHANGE LOCATION TO MUCH LARGER MEMORIAL HALL . . . Screw the Dodgers and Angels. More hits, misses and spitballs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    Chapman Law Dean Shifts From One Controversy to Another

    Photo by Christopher VictorioJohn C. Eastman (right) listens as John Yoo debates at Chapman last month.The last time you read a Navel Gazing post that mentioned John C. Eastman, dean of Chapman University's School of Law, it was in reference to him teaming with the university's visiting law professo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Yoo in Clear or Not So Fast?

    World events are moving so fast and furious, one wonders how participants in the Saturday and Tuesday Chapman University School of Law debates featuring visiting professor and Bush White House torture enabler John Yoo at the center of each are keeping up with their talking Legal A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    More Join Chapman U's Debate on John Yoo Torture Memos

    Clockwork informed you yesterday about controversial law professor John Yoo being at the center of two upcoming Chapman University School of Law debates, one he is participating in and another that he is not participating in. When it comes to Saturday's "Forum on National Security, Rule of Law & ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Spain, Chapman University Debaters Are Out to Get John Yoo

    So the big question when John Yoo speaks at Chapman University next week about presidential power is: Will he be shackled? Probably not, seeing as how this is not Spain, but were Orange within the Iberian Peninsula nation and NATO ally, he'd be under criminal indictment for sanctioning torture at Gu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2008

    Hewitt's Hughpocrisy

    Hugh Hewitt came out west from the Reagan White House to oversee construction of the Richard Nixon Library and, later, represent The Irvine Co. and other coastal developers in court as they sought to build whatever they desired on their land, “environmental extremism” like the Endangered Species ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2006

    You've Been Warned: Pacific Legal Foundation, CATO Institute come to Chapman

    Someone from the Chapman U Federalist Society asked that we notify our readers about the event we're going to notify you about in a couple secs. But, as we explained to the chap/chapette, we will not be able to notify readers in the print edition about this event because we got the notice from the F ... More >>