At the Nexus of Law, Religion, and Ethics
The Herbert and Elinor Nootbaar Institute on Law, Religion, and Ethics explores the intersection of these three key components in the realm of legal practice. Through interdisciplinary seminars, conferences, and symposia, students and faculty explore values and sharpen skills.
Every year, the Nootbaar Institute hosts a conference on an important and thought provoking topic. Addressing a wide range of issues such as religious freedom, human rights, and diversity, the Institute seeks to bring top scholars, lawyers, students, and the community together to ultimately have a positive impact on society.
March 9 - 10, 2017 | Malibu, CA
In his book, American Lawyers and Their Communities, Tom Shaffer envisions a downtown street. On one side of the street is a house of worship; on the other is a courthouse.... Read more about the 2017 conference
Global Justice Program
The Global Justice Program touches all corners of the globe through its initiatives:
- International human rights and religious freedom
- Advancement of the rule of law
- Global development
Through these initiatives, students and faculty collaborate to seek justice and create
a lasting impact in some of the world's most vulnerable places.
Nootbaar On Campus
Meet the experts who help guide discussion and further the institute's founding vision.
Explore the topics and coursework covered by the Nootbaar Institute.
General inquiries may be emailed to:
Pepperdine University School of Law
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, California 90263
Office: (310) 506-6978
Fax: (310) 506-4108