February 2012 Issue 6

Civil Rights Symposium Draws Prominent Speakers into Debate

Southern California’s leading law enforcement officials, attorneys and judges discussed and debated the changing face of civil rights issues and litigation in a two-day symposium hosted Jan. 20 and 21 by the University of La Verne College of Law.

Congressman Baca Hosts Immigration Forum at La Verne Law

Congressman Joe Baca hosted an immigration forum Jan. 21 at the University of La Verne College of Law.

La Verne Law Students Take Part in White House Dialogue on Justice

University of La Verne College of Law students took part in a national dialogue on access to justice as part of President Obama’s “Champions of Change” campaign, a weekly online conversation from the White House designed to encourage individuals to make positive change in their communities.

Hawkey Appointed Interim Dean of
La Verne Law

The University of La Verne College of Law is pleased to announce the appointment of University of La Verne Executive Vice President Philip A. Hawkey as interim dean of the law school.

La Verne Law Grads Take Oaths
after Passing the Bar

More than 240 family members and friends turned out Dec. 1 to celebrate and observe the swearing-in of La Verne Law graduates who passed the California State Bar Exam administered in July, 2011.

Reception Kicks Off a New Year for the Mentor Program

La Verne Law students took part in a “meet and greet” with their mentors as part of a special Mentor Reception hosted Jan. 26 at the law school.

La Verne Law Alum Dedicates Career to Human Rights

Soheila Azizi is often described as “the woman with the heart of gold.” Owing this reputation to her unwavering commitment to human rights, community building and promoting justice, she has dedicated the majority of her life in the U.S. to volunteerism and community service.

Professors Exon Professor Exon Named to ADR Advisory Panel
Professors Lipson Professor Lipson Meets with Korean Delegate on Law and Video Games
Mariam Atash Nawabi Professor Spreads the Word about Conditions in Afghanistan


Save the Date for La Verne Law’s Upcoming Events!

For information on any of these events, please contact Kelly Fragiacomo at (909) 460-2004 or kfragiacomo@laverne.edu.