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Straus Institute - Number One in the Nation U.S. News

Ranked number one in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for the 11th consecutive year, the Straus Institute prepares tomorrow's peacemakers.

The institute offers coursework for those pursuing a law degree, as well as those already practicing law.

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Programs at Straus Institute at Pepperdine School of Law

Pepperdine has long been considered the premier program in dispute resolution. Offering a Certificate, Masters, and LLM in Dispute Resolution, lawyers and non-law practitioners can all learn the skills to manage conflict in a variety of settings. 

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Academic Programs in Dispute Resolution

Academic Programs

Academic Program options available in the dispute resolution field

Straus Training and Conferences

Training and Conferences

Programs for professionals, continuing education, and other training


Scholarships at Straus Institute


Scholarship options for international and U.S. applicants

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