Tag Archive for Chapman University

Amante Votes on Grand Jury Ruling Criticizing Him; Shirley Grindle says it’s the Height of Arrogance

The Tustin City Council finally met to discuss a recently Grand Jury report that faulted Tustin councilman Jerry Amante and Laguna Hills councilman Allan Songstad for using their positions of authority to unduly influence officials at Brandman University to be critical of the work of Professor Fred Smoller (more on this in a second).  With…

Moorlach chooses his new Chief of Staff

H/T to Jennifer Muir over at Total Buzz for this story from last week that I some how missed. Apparently Supervisor John Moorlach has choosen his current Deputy Chief of Staff, Rick Francis, to replace his Court Jester and all around “mini-me” Mario Mainero. Supervisor John Moorlach’s chief of staff Mario Mainero will step down from his…

The Trial of John Yoo

I have just returned from a debate on presidential power at Chapman University Law School. In retrospect, the event should more properly have been called “The Trial of John Yoo.” And strikingly, it was Yoo who cast himself in the role of defendant. The debate was titled “Presidential Power and Success in Times of Crisis,”…

Tibor Mahan’s Clueless Editorial

I sure hope Chapman University professor and Register contributor Tibor Machan was watching the millions of Americans who braved the cold in Washington DC to witness the inauguration of a new president today.  Mahan’s column in this morning’s paper was nothing short of a wet blanket on the inauguration of a new president; I have…