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Chief justice touts law degree’s value

Chief justice touts law degree's value
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye speaks at the University of La Verne College of Law in a conversation hosted by Adjunct Professor of Law Douglas Miller. /photo by Christopher Mora. Christian Orozco Editor in Chief Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, chief justice of the California Supreme Court, answered questions – ranging from state budget cuts to what the chief justice does in her free time... 

Pre-law club focuses on community

Robert Penalber News Editor The University of La Verne Pre-Law Society is using its resources to reach out to the community and hopes to mingle with students from the College of Law. Senior communications major Christian Leon and sophomore political science major Elizabeth Younger have teamed up to form the Pre-Law Society on campus, a club they hope will gain interest of students looking in to legal... 

Commencement Schedule

Sunday, May 20 The College of Law commencement and hooding ceremony will be at 2 p.m. at the Sports Science and Athletics Pavilion. A reception for the College of Law graduates will immediately follow the ceremony in the Johnson Family Plaza. Friday, May 25 The doctor of psychology hooding ceremony and reception will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center. The master of science in counseling... 

Law school ABA bid begins again

Jason D. Cox Senior Editor  The University of La Verne College of Law regained provisional accreditation from the American Bar Association on March 26, marking the start of yet another multi-year multimillion dollar attempt to achieve full ABA accreditation. After more than 10 years, three deans and more than $20 million, accreditation still remains just out of reach for the college, which now needs... 

ABA accreditation in sight

Christina Collins Burton Editor-in-Chief  The University of La Verne College of Law this week won back its provisional accreditation from the American Bar Association’s Council of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar. On March 16 the accreditation council met with College of Law representatives in Florida. The La Verne Team argued successfully that accreditation deserved to be reinstated... 

Lecture discusses legal education

Lecture discusses legal education
Assistant Professor of Law Teri McMurtry-Chubb talks about her new book, “Legal Writing in the Disciplines: A guide to Legal Writing Mastery” in her faculty lecture. She discussed the problems encountered by faculty in the teaching of writing, including the limited opportunities to work with students to understand what they’ve learned about writing. / photo by Cameron Barr Veronica Sepulveda Staff... 

Law school takes step toward ABA approval

On Thursday the University of La Verne College of Law received good news regarding its prolonged struggle to achieve American Bar Association accreditation. The ABA Accreditation Committee sent written notification that it is recommending provisional accreditation while the school works to put itself within ABA standards. After losing provisional ABA approval last year, the College of Law proposed... 

Lecturer discusses the power of the Supreme Court

Lecturer discusses the power of the Supreme Court
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean and professor of law at the UC Irvine College of Law, spoke on “Formalism Without a Foundation, Stern vs. Marshall” at the University of La Verne College of Law on Feb. 2. Chemerinsky’s remarks dealt with the Supreme Court’s limitation on the ability of bankruptcy courts to decide certain specific issues. His expertise includes constitutional law, federal practice, civil... 

Lipson reveals secrets of legal affairs, evidence

Lipson reveals secrets of legal affairs, evidence
Ashley Lipson, professor of law, spoke on physics and mathematics and their relationship to law. He is working on an article titled “Mathematical Determinism: Natural Law’s Missing Link – Jurisprudence’s Mission Axioms.” Lipson teaches entertainment law, multimedia law, evidence and remedies. The lecture was held Nov. 21 in the President’s Dining Room. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shrew Ashley... 

Linarelli discusses law, tradition

Linarelli discusses law, tradition
Professor of Law John Linarelli lectures on “Moral Justification and the Law’s Authority” Monday in the Presi­dent’s Dining Room as part of the Faculty Lecture Series. Linarelli has spoken at many venues globally, from Oxford to Taipei, and has published a book titled “Regulating Public Procure­ment: National and International Perspectives.”/ photo by Candice Salazar Veronica Rodriguez Staff... 
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