Law Librarians Recognize ULV Dean's Influential Writing.ONTARIO, Calif. -- The University of La Verne The University of La Verne is a private university in La Verne, California (about 35 miles east of Los Angeles) with a main campus, seven satellite campuses throughout central and southern California, a law school, and two military regional campuses at Point Mugu Naval Air Station College of Law is pleased to announce Dean Donald Dunn and co-author Roy M. Mersky's "Fundamentals of Legal Research" has recently been honored by the ALL-SIS Centennial Committee as one of the most influential writings in the legal profession from 1957-2006.
"`Fundamentals' helps students all over the nation become successful legal professionals by providing them with the skills they need to research current law and legal precedents," said Dean Donald Dunn. "We are pleased our writing has had such a profound effect on the legal community."
Published in 2002 by Foundation Press, the 8th edition of "Fundamentals of Legal Research" contains 821 pages and over 200 illustrations in 24 chapters and eight appendices. Used in both first-year and advanced research courses in law schools and paralegal programs, the text covers almost all aspects of legal research, including court cases, state and federal legislation, administrative law administrative law, law governing the powers and processes of administrative agencies. The term is sometimes used also of law (i.e., rules, regulations) developed by agencies in the course of their operation. , legal periodicals, international law, federal tax law, and electronic research. The resource's 9th edition is scheduled for publication in Summer 2007.
An authority in law librarianship and one of only two law librarians in U.S. history to serve as a law school dean, Dean Dunn joined ULV ULV Ultra Low Voltage
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Dean Dunn is an active member of the American Bar Association American Bar Association (ABA), voluntary organization of lawyers admitted to the bar of any state. Founded (1878) largely through the efforts of the Connecticut Bar Association, it is devoted to improving the administration of justice, seeking uniformity of law , a current member of the Gavel gavel
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At the University of La Verne College of Law, Dean Dunn teaches legal analysis and writing and practices a strict open-door policy to assist students at the College of Law in all aspects of their legal education. He also guided the law school through its recently obtained ABA accreditation.
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About the University of La Verne College of Law
Located in Ontario, Calif., University of La Verne College of Law serves over 3.8 million people as the only ABA-accredited law school in Inland Southern California and an additional 2.2 million people in San Gabriel Valley The San Gabriel Valley is one of the principal valleys of southern California. It lies to the east of the city of Los Angeles, to the north of the Puente Hills, to the south of the San Gabriel Mountains, and to the west of the Inland Empire. and Eastern Los Angeles County. Applications are accepted year round. For more information about the College of Law, please call 909-460-2001 or visit the Web at http://law.ulv.edu.