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  November 2009
In this issue, students take gold, and alumna Christina Sambor writes about her internships with the Global Justice Program.

featured story
Hope in the Face of Human Trafficking

Christina Sambor (JD '08) combats exploitation in Thailand, Burma, and Washington, D.C. more

Students Take Gold at the Foreign Direct Investment Moot Competition
Third-year students Jonathan Matthews and Aaron Echols were named international champions at the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Moot Competition in Frankfurt, Germany on Saturday, October 24. more

Professor Janet Kerr's Article Earns Acclaim

Janet E. Kerr, professor of law and executive director of the Geoffrey H. Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law, has published "The Integrative Market Hypothesis for Stock Market Fluctuations," in Business, Entrepreneurship, and the Law. more

Pepperdine's Asylum Clinic Featured in LA Times

Pepperdine's Asylum Clinic and its first client Gilda Ghanipour were featured in the LA Times on October 24. The article tells the story of Ghanipour's conversion to Christianity, her years on the run, and how Pepperdine law students helped her earn asylum in the United States. more

Caruso Family and Judge Harry T. Shafer Loan Forgiveness Programs
These programs were established for Pepperdine JD graduates dedicated to a career in public service. For additional information and eligibility criteria, please visit the law school Financial Assistance Web site. Email Erin Herrera with questions. 
Delaware Corporate Law Forum: "A Conversation with the Delaware Judiciary"
November 13, 2009
School of Law – Malibu, CA
Presented by the Geoffrey H. Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law.  Visit the Web site, email Vanda Collins, or call 310.506.4292 for more information and to register.

CA Bar Admissions Ceremony
December 4, 2009
School of Law - Malibu, CA
This occasion offers Pepperdine alumni, who have passed the California bar exam, the opportunity to be sworn-in to the State and Federal courts in front of their family and friends. Email Morgan Thrower, or call 310.506.6567 for additional information.
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Tort Law Networking Reception
November 12, 2009
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Gladstone's - Pacific Palisades, CA
Hosted by the Career Development Office.

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