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December 2008

Pepperdine Shows Strong on California Bar Exam

Pepperdine Hosts Alien Tort Statute Colloquium

Cochran Publishes Second Edition of Lawyers, Clients, and Moral Responsibility

Professor Knaplund Makes SSRN Top Ten Lis

Margaret Thatcher Returns to Pepperdine to Speak with Students

November 2008

Einhorn Advises on Reforms to Federal Immigration Court and Adjudication System

Pepperdine Takes Top Honors at Trial Competitions

Stipanowich Speaks in Four States and Two Countries this Fall

Dean Starr Speaks on the Court at Berkeley and SMU Dedman

Pepperdine Takes Second in International Moot Competition

Pepperdine Hosts International Justice Symposium

Video: Cupp and Green Speak on Products Liability

Student Cole Feldman Keeps a Balanced Life

October 2008

Kaufman and Kmiec Debate Presidential Nominees

Straus Institute Presents Church Leaders Dialogue

Federalist Society Hosts Bainbridge, Scarberry, and Nelson for Financial Crisis Discussion

Straus Partners with International Center for Religion and Diplomacy

Professors Chase, Knaplund, and Schultz Awarded for Teaching Excellence

A Teacher's Teacher

Scarberry Quoted in the National Law Journal

Students Represent Pepperdine at the 2008 Christian Lawyer Global Convention

September 2008

Pepperdine Celebrates 16th Annual Family Day

Professor Doug Kmiec Releases New Book

Professor Kmiec Featured in The New Yorker

Straus Institute Hosts Second Videoconference with Beijing Arbitration Commission

Judge Einhorn Writes Op-ed for the Daily Journal

August 2008

Justice Clarence Thomas Gives the Second Annual William French Smith Lecture

In a Class of His Own

Judge Einhorn Talks about Verdict for Bin Laden's Driver

An International Success

Scarberry and Nelson Quoted in Wall Street Journal and LA Times

Heartland Campers Share Message of AIDS Awareness at the School of Law

Judge Einhorn Writes on Partisanship and Immigration Judges for the Daily Journal

Palmer Center Hosts Revolution through Social Enterprise Conference

Dynamic Duo

Dean Cupp Publishes Op-ed in Sacramento Bee

Pepperdine Welcomes New Friends to Alumni Affairs

Cochran Featured in Christianity Today

July 2008

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Speaks at Pepperdine

Alumni Snapshot: Kati Robertson ('02)

Judge Einhorn Inaugurates the Pepperdine Asylum Clinic

Professor Knaplund Gives Plenary at AALS Conference

Dean Rick Cupp Featured in the Daily Journal and USA Today

McDonald Discusses Obscenity Law in the LA Times

Pepperdine Law London Program Hosts Professor Ed Larson

June 2008

Sherli Shamtoub Receives National Award for Women's Rights

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito to Speak at Pepperdine

Dean Starr Teaches Federal State Powers in London

Alumni Snapshot: Derek Newman ('96) and Jessica (Villaflor) Newman ('97)

Larson's Newest Book Enjoys Presidential Commendation

Pepperdine Funds Public Interest Work for 43 Law Students

May 2008

Professor Kmiec Talks to Media about Gay Marriage

Order of the Coif Welcomes Pepperdine - Listen to the Interview

New Consulting Club Engages 100 Members

Malibu Hosts the Third Annual School of Law Golf Tournament

April 2008

Palmer Center Hosts Discussion on the Controversial Leegin Case

Nootbaar Institute Presents 'Hungering for Righteousness' Lecture

Pepperdine Law Review Selects Student Articles

Straus Institute Presents Managing Conflict Symposium

Dean Kurt L. Schmoke Spoke at the Class of 2008 Graduation

Duane and Kelly Roberts restore a California landmark and make a historic gift to Pepperdine University

Pepperdine's Geoffrey H. Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law hosts the second installment of the Foley Lectureship Series: Leaders in Law and Business

Ten students journey back to continue work of digitizing Uganda's judicial system

Watch the Video of the Free Speech and Press Symposium

March 2008

Pepperdine Launches Israel Summer Abroad Program

Alumni Snapshot: Patricia V. Hayes '94

Pepperdine Law Review Announces New Board

Distinguished Scholars Discuss the Boundaries of Free Speech and Press

Distinguished Scholars Discuss the Boundaries of Free Speech and Press

Pepperdine Law Review Symposium to Explore Free Speech and Press in the Modern Age

Stipanowich Awarded American Bar Association D'Alemberte/Raven Award

Pepperdine Hosts Diplomat for 'Israel at 60' Discussion

Straus Institute Ranks Number One Fourth Consecutive Year

Q & A with Tom Stipanowich

Palmer Center Hosts Lecture on the 'Mortgage Meltdown'

February 2008

Student Memoir: Lessons from Across the Pond

Pepperdine Publishes Inaugural Journal for Business, Entrepreneurship, and the Law

Professors Testify Before California Commission on the Fair Administration of Justice

Pepperdine Faculty Discuss Results of February 5 Primary Elections

Historic School of Law Dinner Celebrates Chief Justice John Roberts

Bob Cochran Discusses Newly-Released Book Faith and Law

Dean Starr Appears Before 11th Circuit Court of Appeals

Nootbaar Institute Hosts 'Higher Law' Conference

January 2008

Pepperdine Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.

Students Take Gold at the ABA Labor and Employment Law Trial Advocacy Competition

Alumnus Jonathan Derby Fights Sex Trafficking in India

Harvard's Alan Dershowitz Spoke to Students

Alumna Wins CPR Award for Outstanding Scholarship

Alumnus Thomas Fessler Talks High-Stakes Business

Stipanowich Elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

Q&A with Professor Greg Ogden

Robert Cochran Releases New Book on Faith and Law