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Campus News
1/20/2017 3:59:13 PM
California Innocence Project Client Guy Miles Exonerated After 18 Years in Prison
Family of Guy Miles with sign that reads 'Free Guy Miles'

The California Innocence Project (CIP) at California Western School of Law has won another major victory in its ongoing mission to free the wrongfully convicted with the exoneration of Guy Miles, who served 18 years in prison for a crime he did not commit.

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Campus News
6/22/2016 8:48:00 AM
New Media Rights Client Releases Documentary on Gun Violence in America
New Media Rights team

Brave New Films, a client of New Media Rights at California Western, has created a powerful, eye-opening documentary entitled Making a Killing. Learn More

Campus News
6/7/2016 1:01:02 PM
Decades-Old Murder Conviction Reversed Due to Work by California Innocence Project
CIP co-founder Jan Stiglitz

William Richards has spent more than two decades behind bars for a crime he didn't commit. Today, he is infinitely closer to becoming a free man—thanks to the tireless efforts of the California Innocence Project at California Western.

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Campus News
4/27/2016 9:15:18 AM
California Western 1 of 5 Law Schools in Nation to Exceed ABA Requirement for Experiential Education
Linda Morton outside of the new ELC
In a recent vote, California Western faculty approved an expansion of the law school's curricular requirement for practical education to 15 units—1/6 of the 90 total units required to graduate—more than doubling the ABA's standard of six units. The new requirement will be implemented with the incoming fall 2016 class—but opportunities to fulfill the requirement have been in California Western’s curriculum for decades. Learn More
Campus News
1/27/2016 11:13:27 AM
Former SEC Chairman Speaks to Students, Faculty, and Staff at California Western
From left: California Western Board of Trustees Chairman Jeffrey D. Lewin '75, Harvey L. Pitt, President and Dean Niels B. Schaumann, Adjunct Professor William M. Aul '81

The January 26 event was attended by more than 100 law students, faculty, staff, and trustees who gathered to hear Harvey L. Pitt's insights into the world of corporate law and securities regulations.

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