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Law faculty face uncertain future

President Devorah Lieberman tried to reassure faculty of the University’s commitment to tenure and adherence to the Faculty Handbook Wednesday, following several unsettling weeks during which faculty across the University have raised concerns about administrators’ plans for tenured faculty at the College of Law and the implications for the University.

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Letters to the Editor

The presentations made by the administration of the University of La Verne on November 20, 2019, and the answers provided by the Provost to questions posed by the FAHC, reveal an alarming and unnecessary plan to abolish tenure as part of the creation of a Cal Bar-accredited program of legal education as the successor to […]

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Dean of the College of Law Gilbert Holmes talks about how one should rethink the measures of success in “My Last Lecture,” Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room. Holmes said law students should not expect to pass the Bar exam the first time they take it, and if they do, that is not the only way to measure their skills as lawyers. Holmes said that his law school experience was made by his peers, not the academics and the institution itself.

Holmes gives upbeat ‘Last Lecture’

University of La Verne College of Law Dean Gilbert Holmes gave his “Last Lecture” to 37 faculty members and students Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room. Holmes, who joined the College of Law as dean in 2013, will retire at the end of the academic year.  Holmes’ short lecture reflected on some of the challenges […]

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