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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 the discontinued ABA-accredited program.

Law school to downgrade to California Bar accreditation

University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman announced Monday that the College of Law will abort its efforts to maintain American Bar Association accreditation, and instead transition to a California Bar Association law school in fall 2020.

Law school is a financial drain

In coming weeks the University of La Verne Board of Trustees, with input from faculty and administrators across the University, will decide whether to shutter the College of Law forever. 

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 of his tenure as dean, including achieving American Bar Association accreditation. 

Held remembered for his integrity

Ken Held, former dean of the University of La Verne College of Law died June 13 in Las Vegas. He was 79.

Holmes set to retire

Gilbert Holmes, dean of the University of La Verne College of Law, announced his plan to retire at the end of this academic year.

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