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Student News
12/22/2015 9:44:27 AM
Four California Western Students Awarded Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation Scholarships
Students left to right; Sabira Abdulhameed, Robert Case, Brandon Frazier with Dean Niels Schaumann, Lauren-Nicole Carter

Four California Western third-year students were awarded scholarships at the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation’s 39th Annual Awards and Scholarship Dinner in November. Our students took home four of the seven generous and prestigious scholarships given to local law students this year through the newly created Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation.

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Faculty News
12/21/2015 11:14:39 AM
California Western Professor Emeritus Janet Weinstein Honored with National Award from AALS
Professor Emeritus Janet Weinstein

California Western School of Law Professor Emeritus Janet Weinstein has been selected for the highly prestigious 2016 Father Robert Drinan Award, one of 17 awards for excellence in education given by the Association of American Law Schools.

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Campus News
12/9/2015 4:50:25 PM
Community Law Project Celebrates Ten Years of Providing Free Legal Services
Associate Dean Linda Morton (left) with husband Leonard Bole, Professor Tim Casey and Professor Ken Klein at 10th Anniversary Celebration

“Our motto is: ‘we meet people where they are,’” said Dana Sisitsky, executive director of the Community Law Project (CLP) at the 10th anniversary celebration of the program on December 1.

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Campus News
12/4/2015 3:44:15 PM
Giving Tuesday Campaign Exceeds All Expectations
A group of students thanking all who donated during Giving Tuesday

California Western’s Giving Tuesday Campaign was a major success—exceeding everyone’s expectations—as the law school’s supporters kept giving, and giving, and giving. Because of the amazing support of our community, our Board of Trustees’ generous match, and a few surprise gifts from our Board, we raised a total of $147,004.

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Campus News
12/3/2015 5:19:41 PM
California Innocence Project Client Luis Vargas is Exonerated After 16 Years in Prison
© 2015, Francine Orr, Los Angeles Times. Used with Permission

The California Innocence Project at California Western School of Law has won another major victory in its ongoing mission to free the wrongfully convicted with the exoneration of Luis Vargas, who served 16 years in prison for a crime he did not commit.

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