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  September 2009
In this issue, Pepperdine welcomes members of the Thai judiciary, Baroness Cox, and Ambassador Prosper.

featured story
A Scholar at Large

Sandra Bunn-Livingstone (JD '91) explores human rights law at Cambridge, the U.S. Department of State, and beyond. more

Maureen Arellano Weston Named New Associate Dean for Research
Maureen Arellano Weston, professor of law, has been named the new associate dean for research at Pepperdine University School of Law, effective September 1, 2009. more

Dean Starr Named in the Top 100 Lawyers in California
Ken Starr, Duane and Kelly Roberts Dean of the School of Law, has been named in the Top 100 Lawyers in California by The Daily Journal.

Straus Institute Hosts 55 Judges from Thailand
Pepperdine's acclaimed Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution welcomed fifty-five judges from Thailand for a Mediating the Litigated Case training from August 27 through September 4. more

Taking It Upstream: A Green Leadership (Un)Conference
September 25, 2009
Villa Graziadio Executive Center - Malibu, CA
Co-sponsored by The Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law, and the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. Visit the Web site, contact Lori Rushford, or call 310.506.6342 for more information and to register.

Family Day
September 25, 2009
School of Law - Malibu, CA
The law school invites the family members of its current students to the sixteenth annual Family Day. Contact Margaret Barfield, or call 310.506.4653 for more information and to register.

4th Annual Global Justice Symposium
October 6-7, 2009
School of Law - Malibu, CA
The Nootbaar Institute on Law, Religion, and Ethics invites you to join us for two inspirational conversations - Baroness Caroline Cox on October 6, and Ambassador Pierre Prosper ('89) on October 7.  Register online, contact Morgan Thrower, or call 310.506.6567 for more information.

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

Ventura Law Alumni Mixer
September 24, 2009
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Jonathan's at Peirano's-Ventura, CA

Register online, or email


"The First Monday In October: The Roberts Court, 2009"
Panel Discussion & Reception
October 5, 2009
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
O'Melveny & Myers LLP-Washington, DC

Register online, or email
Generously sponsored by Barbara Stettner ('94) and O'Melveny & Myers

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