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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... 

Law students still have hope

Lauren Creiman News Editor A few students sit in the library of the La Verne College of Law at a table that is covered with open books and notes. They are studying, they say, like they always do between classes. The students study in an eerie silence that remains unbroken; they are the only ones in the library that was once packed with students making the most of free time. This emptiness is not unexpected;... 

Law school must re-apply for ABA accreditation

Lauren Creiman News Editor After losing provisional accreditation from American Bar Association in July, the College of Law was granted California Bar Association accreditation last month. The college will reapply for ABA accreditation. An immediate re-application approval from the ABA allows the College of Law to forgo the traditional 10-month waiting period and begin preparing a new application. “It... 

Law school could lose standing

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer University of La Verne’s College of Law received news on May 1 that it was not recommended for full American Bar Association Accreditation approval. Allen Easley, dean of the College of Law, received the disappointing news via a phone call from the ABA Accreditation Committee. “It’s frustrating since we believe we are even stronger than we were when we appeared before... 

Roark discusses personal boundaries

Roark discusses personal boundaries
Assistant Professor of Law Marc Roark gave a lecture titled “Sacred Space” in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Roark, who has been teaching at La Verne since 2009, has published articles on property, commercial law, and religion. / photo by Candice Salazar Jesse Evans Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writers The Faculty Lecture Series featured Assistant Professor of Law Marc Roark, who spoke... 

Kevin Marshall focuses on quantum theory

Kevin Marshall focuses on quantum theory
Professor of Law Kevin S. Marshall presented his research proposal for his sabbatical this summer, “Creating and Designing Innovative Space – Entrepreneurship and the Rule of Law,” which explored the relationships between entrepreneurial function, nature, law and management. Marshall joined the La Verne faculty in 2004 and also teaches economics, finance and public policy in the College of... 
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