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December 2013

New Juvenile and Tax Practicums for Spring 2014

Pepperdine is committed to providing diverse, rigorous and rich experiences for law students, and the School of Law is pleased to announce two new practicum offerings in the Clinical Education program for Spring 2014.

Law School Swears in Recent Graduates to State and Federal Courts

On Friday, December 6, 2013, Pepperdine University School of Law welcomed 343 guests to the Caruso Auditorium for the 2013 California Bar Admissions Ceremony.

October 2013

2013 Fall Fair Schedule

Admissions representatives from Pepperdine University School of Law will be visiting law fairs throughout the country this fall. We would love to meet you and have a conversation about Pepperdine Law.

Rankings Roundup - October 2013

Pepperdine University School of Law has appeared in a number of recent law school rankings.

September 2013

Greg McNeal Wins Article of the Year Award, Awarded Prestigious Grant

Greg McNeal, associate professor of law at Pepperdine University School of Law, has received the 2013 Article of the Year award from the American National Section of the International Association of Penal Law for his article "Targeted Killing and Accountability".

Straus Institute Cosponsors Women in Hollywood: 100 Years of Negotiating the System

Women have played important roles in the entertainment industry from its earliest days, achieving success as artists and attaining leadership positions in the industry. Yet significant challenges still exist. Women in Hollywood: 100 Years of Negotiating the System, to be held November 15-16, 2013, will address the issues facing women individually and collectively in the entertainment industry. Online registration is available on the Women in Hollywood website.

August 2013

Straus Institute Launches Employment Mediation Clinic

The Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the School of Law will launch a new employment mediation clinic at the start of the 2013-14 academic year in partnership with California's Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), the largest state civil rights agency in the country.

April 2013

Straus Institute Ranked Number One in Dispute Resolution for Ninth Consecutive Year

The Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution builds on its 26-year history and continues to top the U.S. News & World Report rankings as the number one dispute resolution program for the ninth consecutive year.

March 2013

McNeal Testifies Before Congress on Drones and Domestic Surveillance

Professor McNeal, an expert in national security law and policy, cautioned against the use of broadly worded warrant requirements as a tool to protect privacy or public safety. Instead, he recommended surveillance legislation that would require more transparency in the use of these systems by law enforcement.

School Of Law Hosts Unveiling Of Herb And Elinor Nootbaar Portrait

The Pepperdine University School of Law hosted an unveiling ceremony on May 9, officially introducing the Pepperdine community to a portrait featuring Herbert and Elinor Nootbaar.

Dean Tacha Interviews Justice Sandra Day O'Connor at Civic Learning California Summit

Duane and Kelly Roberts Dean and Professor of Law Deanell Reece Tacha sat down with Justice Sandra Day O'Connor at the Civic Learning California Summit in Sacramento in March for a fireside chat focusing on the importance of civics education. A task force organized by California Chief Justice, Tani Cantil-Sakauye, and led by Justice Judith McConnell, spearheaded the event.