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.
On Friday, December 6, 2013, Pepperdine University School of Law welcomed 343 guests to the Caruso Auditorium for the 2013 California Bar Admissions Ceremony.
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.
Pepperdine University School of Law has appeared in a number of recent law school rankings.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.