• Legal Affairs: News, Notes and Opinions from the CalSouthern School of Law

    Jan 18, 2013 by Ellen Sampong, JD
    “Why can't they get rid of all the guns?” groaned two women behind me in a grocery store check-out line. In the wake of the tragic mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, where a gunman killed seven adults and 20 children at Sandy Hook Elementary School, there is a call to eradicate gun ownership in the U.S. to save lives, and to stop senseless killings—especially of innocent victims.
  • Faculty Focus: Elycia Daniel, Criminal Justice Department

    Jan 18, 2013 by Tom Dellner
    As a young girl, Elycia Daniel would listen to her aunt—a parole officer—talk about her work. Elycia loved the excitement and drama of these stories, and was fascinated by the complexities and intricacies of the law. It wasn't long before she decided that she, too, would pursue a career in law enforcement.
  • A Tour of the CalSouthern Law Library

    Oct 18, 2011 by Jennifer Hill
    The Legal Research section contains dozens of research databases. Of course, you’ll find the legal community’s two most widely used subscription legal databases—Westlaw and LexisNexis—as well as a collection of tips and tricks for using these invaluable tools.
  • Five Keys to Online Law School Success

    Sep 23, 2011 by Ellen Sampong, JD
    Fortunately, at CalSouthern, law students benefit from a community of support. Faculty mentors, the deans, and the rest of the staff stand ready to provide all the guidance you need to be successful. To that end, I spoke with Dean Ellen Sampong of the CalSouthern School of Law, who provided a few critical keys to success in the online study of law.
  • Alumni Spotlight: Ha Yan Park

    Aug 23, 2011 by Tom Dellner
    On Friday, August 12, 2011, 2005 graduate Ha Ya Park visited CalSouthern's Irvine, California facility before returning to her hometown of Seoul, South Korea, where she hopes to become a law professor.
  • Law Graduate Completes Externships

    Jul 3, 2010 by Ellen Sampong, JD
    Antony Thomassian, a recent graduate of the JD program, completed two externships during his 4L year. His first externship was with the Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County’s Domestic Violence Clinic located at the San Fernando Courthouse.
  • Does Plagiarism Exist in Today’s Digital World?

    Jun 3, 2010 by Ellen Sampong, JD
    My 12-year old son told me the other day that he does not understand why his teacher gave him a first warning for plagiarism when all he did was use “bits and pieces” of ideas he read on the Internet. “But son,” I said, “you copied something someone else had written without giving them credit!”



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