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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
Faculty News
4/6/2016 2:18:51 PM
Professor James Cooper Lends Latin American Expertise to National Public Radio Program
Professor James Cooper on NPR

When news broke regarding the Panama Papers—millions of leaked documents exposing tactics used by powerful people to conceal wealth or avoid taxes—NPR's 'The World' sought the expertise of California Western School of Law Associate Professor James Cooper to explain the leak's significance.

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Student News
3/14/2016 12:00:00 AM
California Western Sends Three Moot Court Competition Teams to Nationals
California Western's AAJ, Jessup International, and TYLA competition teams

California Western's AAJ Trial Competition, Jessup International Appellate, and TYLA trial teams placed first, second, and first, respectively—advancing out of regional rounds en route to the national championships in all three tournaments. We wish our competitors and coaches the best of luck!

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Student News
3/10/2016 6:51:18 AM
New Media Rights Helps Secure Important Exemptions at U.S. Copyright Office
New Media Rights at the 2015 Anti-Circumvention Hearings

New Media Rights provides comments and testimony to the U.S. Copyright Office's consideration of exemptions to DMCA Anti-Circumvention provisions—exemptions which are critical to protecting otherwise legal activity by Internet users and independent creators.

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Faculty News
2/2/2016 9:40:46 AM
A Game-Changer: Professor Justin Brooks Named One of San Diego's Most Innovative Thinkers
Justin Brooks (left) with Brian Banks on the day of his exoneration

California Western Professor Justin Brooks is named one of 26 innovative local thinkers with 'game-changing ideas' by San Diego Magazine, for his summary of discrepancies in the criminal justice system and pioneering ways to fix them.

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