In this issue, the Pepperdine London House reopens and law students excel at two trial team competitions. Happy Holidays!

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Student Spotlight: A Separate Peace
As a Hindu Indian married to a Pakistani Muslim, Indu Sen's life inspired her career in dispute resolution.  more

Pepperdine Takes Top Honors at Trial Competitions
Law students excelled at the seventh annual National Civil Trial Competition and the ABA Labor and Employment Law Trial Competition. more

Dean Starr Speaks on the Court at Berkeley and SMU Dedman

Dean Starr recently spoke at two conferences and was quoted in the Los Angeles Times. more

Pepperdine London House Reopens in Historic Ceremony
After months of renovation, Pepperdine's property in Knightsbridge, London, recently reopened. more

CA Bar Admission Ceremony & Reception
December 4, 2008
6:00 – 9:00 pm
School of Law – Malibu, CA
Join us as we celebrate the success of our graduates who passed the California Bar Exam.

Contact Morgan Thrower , or call (310) 506-6565, for additional information.

Lincoln vs.Darwin: Who Had the Greater Impact on American Law?
February 2, 2009
4:00 - 5:30 pm
School of Law – Malibu, CA
Dean Starr and Professor Ed Larson invite you to join us for a stimulating debate featuring Lincoln expert, Daniel A. Farber and Darwin expert, Laurence Claus, in commemoration in law of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin. This event has been approved for MCLE credit.

Contact Kylie Larkin for additional information and to RSVP.

Save the Date - March 2009
Law Alumni Reunion
Celebrate the past and look to the future!
School of Law – Malibu, CA

32nd Annual Law Dinner
Featuring the Honorable John R. Bolton
The Beverly Hilton – Los Angeles, CA

3rd Annual William French Smith Memorial Lecture
Featuring the Honorable Sandra Day O’Connor
School of Law – Malibu, CA
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Also, check out what upcoming Pepperdine Alumni Association chapter events are happening in your area.

For information about law alumni events, please call (310) 506-6567 or email

San Diego Alumni Reception
January 9, 2009
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
San Diego Mariott Hotel & Marina
San Diego, CA

Register online , or email with questions.

Orange County Alumni Reception
January 23, 2009
7:00 – 9:00 pm
California Court of Appeal
Santa Ana, CA

Register online , or email with questions.
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