Pepperdine University School of Law hosted individuals from around the globe for a three-day International Justice Symposium sponsored by the Nootbaar Institute on Law, Religion, and Ethics, from Nov. 5 through Nov. 7 at the School of Law.
On Wednesday, Bob Goff, founder of Restore International, spoke on how his international organization combats human trafficking and promotes judicial reform. Goff is also an attorney and the founding partner of Goff & DeWalt, LLP.
Thursday's topic was the Rule of Law in Africa. The Honorable Geoffrey Kiryabwire, a justice of the High Court of Uganda spoke on his work developing the court system in Uganda.
On Friday, Tzivia Schwartz-Getzug, executive director of Jewish World Watch, spoke the law of genocide, focusing on the genocide in Darfur. Schwartz-Getzug has a degree in Jewish Studies from UCLA and a law degree from Loyola Law School. She practiced law for several years before becoming the Western States Counsel for the Anti-Defamation League.
For more information, visit the Nootbaar Institute Web site.