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U.S.-born children deserve rights

Judge Robert L. Pitman of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas in San Antonio ruled Friday that Texas officials can continue to deny United States birth certificates to the children of undocumented immigrants. Pitman’s ruling has created barriers for United States-born children of undocumented immigrants in violation of the 14th Amendment’s guarantee of citizenship to “all... 

Law professor praises Justice Clarence Thomas

Celene Vargas Staff Writer Claremont McKenna College professor Ralph A. Rossum spoke about how Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is committed to pursuing an “original general meaning” approach to interpret the constitution on Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom. The University of La Verne College Republicans Club hosted the lecture “Clarence Thomas, the Supreme Court’s Most Controversial... 

Lecture covers same-sex marriage

Lecture covers same-sex marriage
Tiffany Graham, professor of law and associate dean for academic affairs at the College of Law, discusses Section Five of the 14th Amendment as it relates to the campaign for marriage equality during her faculty lecture Monday. The amendment was originally intended to guarantee basic rights and citizenship to all American citizens, Graham said. / photo by Chelsea Knight Erica Maurice Staff Writer Tiffany... 

‘We the people…’

‘We the people...’
Wrapping up the University of La Verne’s annual Reading of the Constitution last Friday, Professor of English David Werner reads with attention-grabbing animation. Many people read from different sections of the United States Constitution. One student, David Ovcharenko, translated the text into Russian as he read. / photo by Zachary Horton  Read More →

Constitution Day commemorated

Constitution Day commemorated
The Constitution of the United States was signed by 42 of the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia 222 years ago. Junior Jazmin Barragan, a Spanish major, was one of many students, faculty and staff members who volunteered to read parts of the national contract on Sept. 17, the anniversary of that signing. / photo by Cindy Harder Yessenia Romo Staff Writer Students, faculty... 
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