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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... 

Law students ace mock trials

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer La Verne law students had their best showing in three years when the College of Law hosted the National Trial Team Competition last week. Pepperdine University and the University of San Diego took the No. 1 and No. 2 spots, respectively, and will move on to compete against 13 other regional competition winners. And both teams from La Verne made it to the semifinals; the furthest... 

Law professor McMurtry-Chubb speaks on race issues

Law professor McMurtry-Chubb speaks on race issues
Professor Teri McMurtry-Chubb is no stranger to issues of racial inequalities. She has lectured nationally on topics such as structural workplace discrimination and disproportionate sentencing for African Americans. She is the first African American woman to work as a law clerk for the 5th Judicial District of Iowa. McMurtry-Chubb, assistant professor of law, discussed these issues in her lecture... 

Law school has big ABA hurdle

Low bar pass rates at issue Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer The University of La Verne’s College of Law is currently working toward getting full American Bar Association accreditation by June 2011. If it is not successful, the college will be back at square one and will have to start the five-year process all over. Without ABA accreditation, the Law School’s graduates will be permitted to practice... 

Afghan scholars visit ULV for symposium

Mark Vidal Editorial Director A lack of education and the absence of cultural understanding were among the reasons cited for human rights violations in Afghanistan at the Afghanistan and State Building Symposium last Friday, hosted by the La Verne College of Law. The symposium, well attended by local and international dignitaries, featured panel speakers from Afghanistan, the U.S. Afghan Women’s... 

Panel addresses Afghan rebuilding

Michael Phillips Staff Writer More than 70 people, of whom many were lawyers, gathered in the Campus Center to examine the reconstruction of Afghanistan and the United States’ role in the rebuilding process. The second half of the Afghanistan symposium was a panel discussion titled “Phase and Priorities of Reconstruc­tion.” The subjects discussed were law, economics and humanitarianism. “What... 

Politics, multiculturalism and corruption considered

Jose Hernandez Staff Writer Military, government, academia high-ranking officials and policymakers united for the common interest of law in post-conflict states – in this instance, Afghanistan. The panel discussion, “Constitutions, Multicultural Democracies and Citizenship,” took place last Friday morning at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel, featuring four speakers each touching on different aspects... 

Haneman talks probate at faculty lecture series

Haneman talks probate at faculty lecture series
Victoria Haneman, associate professor of law, delivered a lecture, “120 Hours Until the Consistent Treatment of Simultaneous Death Under the California Probate Code.” Allen Easley, dean of the College of Law, participated in a discussion during the lecture. The Faculty Research Committee and La Verne Academy sponsored the talk in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes  Read More →

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Afghanistan Symposium From April 15 to April 17, the University of La Verne College of Law is holding a symposium entitled, “What Makes States Successful? Afghanistan and the Future of State Building,” at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel. One of the hardest challenges of our time is to create effective procedures to assist the peoples of failed states through generous assistance and then to a way... 

On the Calendar

Comedy Show The Public Interest Law Foundation will present a comedy show and silent auction at 6 p.m. on March 19 in the Ludwick Conference Center in the Campus Center. Tickets are $15 if purchased by Thursday and $20 at the door. Latino Student Forum Events Ann Hills, associate professor of Spanish, will present a lesson on “Spanglish “ on March 25. For more information, e-mail Hills at ahills@laverne.edu.... 
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