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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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Matt Pearce, a national reporter for the Los Angeles Times, was a member of the panel for “Ferguson: A Call For Understanding and Action,” a five-part teach-in series presented Tuesday at the University of La Verne College of Law. The Times sent Pearce to report at Ferguson two days after the Michael Brown shooting in August of last year. / photo by Sara Flores

Ferguson faces lasting social strife

The final installment of the panel series “Ferguson: A Call for Understanding and Action” examined the disenfranchisement of the black community, the demise of the social contract, police response and perception and a call to action relating to Ferguson incidents Tuesday at the College of Law.

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