Pepperdine gears up for the Third Annual William French Smith Memorial Lecture with Sandra Day O'Connor, in addition to the Law Review Symposium and the Ninth Annual Wm. Matthew Byrne, Jr., Judicial Clerkship Institute.  

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Q&A with Brad Benham, Alumni Director

Brad Benham ('08) gives slightly incriminating answers to our burning questions. more

Sandra Day O'Connor to Give Third Annual William French Smith Memorial Lecture
The Honorable Sandra Day O'Connor, retired justice of the Supreme Court, will give the third annual William French Smith Memorial Lecture on Friday, March 27, at 4 p.m. in the Henry J. and Gloria Caruso Auditorium. more

Scalia Addresses Pepperdine Community

Antonin Scalia, associate justice of the United States, spoke to a packed audience of more than 600 people on March 9, in the Caruso Auditorium at the School of Law. more

Annual Law Dinner Highlights John Bolton, Student Advocates, and Professors of the Year
Pepperdine University School of Law welcomed more than 800 students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends to the 32nd Annual School of Law Dinner on Saturday, March 7, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. more

Nominate a Professor for the Howard A. White Award for Teaching Excellence
The Howard A. White Award for Teaching Excellence is the highest award given by the University for faculty teaching. Make sure your voice is heard. Nominate that one professor who comes to mind when you think of teaching excellence. more

Los Angeles High School Students Experience Pepperdine
Students from the David Starr Jordan High School and Woodrow Wilson Senior High School, both located in South Los Angeles, visited Pepperdine on Monday, March 9, and had an in-depth law school experience. more

Moot Court Seeks Alumni Judges
Support the students' first opportunity to test their oral advocacy skills in five rounds of the John and Maria Moriarity First Year Moot Court competition on Saturday, March 28. Judges are still needed. Contact Patty Hayes for information.

Supreme Court Nominations: The Confirmation Process
Ninth Annual Wm. Matthew Byrne, Jr., Judicial Clerkship Institute
March 20, 2009
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
School of Law – Malibu, CA
Featuring ABC News Correspondent Jan Crawford Greenburg, Princeton University Provost Christopher Eisgruber, Dean Ken Starr, Professor Doug Kmiec, and Professor Akil Amar. Visit Web site or email Margaret Barfield with questions.

3rd Annual William French Smith Memorial Lecture
March 27, 2009
4:00 p.m.
School of Law-Malibu, CA
Featuring the Honorable Sandra Day O’Connor. Visit the Web site for details, or email Margaret Barfield to register.
Law Review Symposium: Bringing Down the Curtain on the Current Mortgage Crisis
April 17, 2009
8:30 – 5:00 p.m.
School of Law – Malibu, CA
Presented by Pepperdine Law Review. Contact Margaret Barfield, or call 310.506.4653 for more information.

4th Annual Golf Tournament
Calabasas Golf & Country Club
May 11, 2009

Contact Bradley Benham at 310.506.4492 for additional information.

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

Alumni/Faculty Luncheon
Featuring Professor Robert Popovich and Professor Peter Wendel
March 24, 2009
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Roy's Hawaiin Fusion Cuisine
Downtown Los Angeles, CA
Cost: $30 per person 

Register online, or email

Alumni Happy Hour
April 21, 2009
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Century City, CA
Registration available soon

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