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In this issue, Pepperdine funds public interest work for 51 students around the globe.

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Defending Liberty and Dispensing Justice

Since 2006, no fewer than 22 alumni have been elected or appointed to the bench, part of a wave of Pepperdine-trained lawyers moving into positions of leadership and influence. more

School of Law Funds Public Interest Work for 51 Students
Pepperdine University School of Law has given more than $122,000 to  51 students for national and international public interest work this summer. more

Kmiec Appointed Ambassador to Malta by President Obama
Douglas W. Kmiec, Pepperdine's Caruso Family Chair in Constitutional Law, was appointed to be ambassador to the Republic of Malta by President Barak Obama on July 2.

Cupp Publishes Moving Beyond Animal Rights in San Diego Law Review
Richard L. Cupp, John W. Wade Professor of Law, recently published the article Moving Beyond Animal Rights: A Legal/Contractualist Critique in the San Diego Law Review. more

Dean Starr Prevails in U.S. Supreme Court Case Horne v. Flores
The United States Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of Dean Kenneth Starr's clients, the speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives and the President of the Arizona Senate, on Thursday, June 25, in the case of Horne v. Flores. more

Mediating the Litigated Case
August 8-15, 2009
School of Law – Malibu, CA
by the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. Visit the Web site to register. Contact Lori Rushford, or call 310.506.6342 for more information.

First Year Student Orientation
August 19-21, 2009
School of Law - Malibu, CA
The School of Law welcomes the Class of 2012. Contact Shannon Phillips, or call 310.506.4631 for more information.

Have you heard? Pepperdine Law is hosting a Waves of Giving 30-Day Challenge. The School of Law seeks 300 individual gifts before our fiscal year closes on July 31. Gifts made before July 31 will be subject to a matching program that will serve to multiply the size of your gift. Learn more.

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