A distinguished constitutional law scholar and former dean of Chapman law school, John Eastman has emerged as a major new voice in the legal debate over Prop 8:
Two of Orange County's preeminent legal scholars are attracting considerable attention from local and national media outlets alike, from CNN to the Weekly. Mirroring the California public at large, the pair reflects the stark divides in perspective over the same-sex marriage debate.
Even on the top of Orange County's ivory towers, common ground is in short supply.
Dr. John C. Eastman, former dean of the Chapman University School of Law and director of the Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, offers acerbic and pointed criticism of Judge Vaughn R. Walker's legal rational.