Garc�a, Helena Alviar
March 2012
California Western Law Review;Spring2012, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p439
Academic Journal
The author reflects her view on serving as dean at the Los Andes Law School in Colombia that was founded in 1968. She informs about her becoming the first full-time woman faculty to get this position. Los Andes Law School is considered as one of the best law school in the U.S. which provides high-quality education and innovative approaches. She also discusses the features of ideal law school including diversity, better working environment, and more students who could enter the judiciary.


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