Controversial law professor John Eastman retires from Chapman University

John Eastman, an endowed law professor at Chapman University who last week repeated false claims of election fraud to an angry crowd just before they stormed the U.S. Capitol, is retiring.

Chapman President Daniele Struppa issued a statement late Wednesday saying the school and Eastman negotiated an exit, and that their agreement “closes this challenging chapter for Chapman.”

The deal comes as hundreds of students and professors at Chapman are calling for Eastman’s dismissal, citing a range of issues ranging from his accusations about Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ qualifications for office to his legal work for President Donald Trump in which he has made unverified claims that the election was rigged to help President-elect Joe Biden.

Eastman most recently generated controversy with a speech he gave on Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C. While standing next to Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, Eastman told the crowd about a chaotic and unproven vision of election fraud. …

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Comments

  1. “False claims of election fraud”?

  2. “John Eastman, an endowed law professor at Chapman University who last week repeated false claims of election fraud …”

    And we know they are false because ….?

    • Gotta Gedada Displace says

      Because two ignorant parrots from that rag of a former newspaper, the OC Register, said so, and nobody who watched the individual States hearings and testimony on election irregularities has subscribed to it for years to know what nonsense they spouted or waste the time to rebut them.
      …..so pipe down and get back in the herd with the rest of the sheep ! (sarc)

  3. Why do react to less than 2% of the students by giving in to what that 2% want

  4. Ralph Harder says

    I met John Eastman at a California Republican Convention when he was running for Attorney General and have followed his career with interest and support. I am surprised to learn that Chapman University is no better than to engage in Cancel Culture, getting rid of Eastman because he held an “incorrect” view.

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