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Legal studies professor hopes to go from classroom to courtroom

Assistant Professor of Legal Studies Thomas Allison may soon be trading in his position as professor for a seat on the bench. The University of La Verne professor is running for Los Angeles County Superior Court judge. 

Drivers to face stricter penalties for texting and driving

A new state law that goes into effect July 1 imposes stricter penalties for those caught texting while driving. Under current law, using a hand-held smart phone or device while driving is punishable by a fine. Starting July 1, the penalty for such violation will also add points to the driver’s record. 

Law faculty’s future unclear

Diane Klein, professor of law, gave an impromptu faculty lecture Tuesday in which she detailed the implications of the possible closure of the University of La Verne College of Law and the related faculty governance and tenure issues.

Local community considers Dallas shooting

Following the death of Botham Shem Jean – the 26-year-old African American man who was shot when off-duty Dallas police officer Amber Guyger apparently mistakenly entered his apartment on Sept. 6, thinking it was her own – it’s clear something went horribly wrong, say local experts.

Panelists discuss immigration issues at forum

A panel of guest speakers discussed its perspectives on immigration reform, immigration effects throughout history, common misconceptions about immigrants and the media’s negative portrayal of immigrants at “The Win-Win Situation: An Immigration Discussion Forum” Dec. 1 in the Campus Center Ballroom A.

Local councils see increase in women members

Both La Verne and Pomona city councils have seen a dramatic increase in women membership in recent years.

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