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  May 2010
In this issue, the law school congratulates the class of 2010, and bids farewell to Dean Ken Starr.

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An Entrepreneurial Spirit

Palmer Center Fellow Ben Anderson (JD/MBA '10) Launches New Business
es. more

McDonald Publishes Op-ed on Supreme Court Ruling in the Daily Journal
Barry P. McDonald, professor of law, published an op-ed on the recent Supreme Court ruling striking down the federal law banning the commercial production or sale of animal cruelty videos.

Pepperdine Hosted 5th Annual Golf Tournament
The 5th Annual Pepperdine School of Law Golf Tournament "Driving FORE Justice," was held on May 10, at the Calabasas Country Club. more

Harnish Law Library Awarded for Customer Service
The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) awarded Pepperdine's Jerene Appleby Harnish Law Library one of the "Best of the Best" in Communicating with Patrons. The Harnish Law Library is among the Top Five libraries in the nation in this category. more

School of Law Commencement
May 21, 2010

School of Law - Malibu, CA

Join us in congratulating the Class of 2010. Please visit the Web site, email Patty Hayes, or call 310.506.4654 for additional details.

CA Bar Admission Ceremony & Dinner
May 25, 2010

School of Law - Malibu, CA

This occasion offers Pepperdine alumni, who have passed the February 2010 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.

Farewell Reception for Dean Ken and Alice Starr
May 27, 2010

Jonathan Club - Los Angeles, CA

President Andrew K. Benton cordially invites you to a reception honoring Ken and Alice Starr in recognition of their distinguished service at the School of Law. Visit the Web site for additional information and to register. Online registrations will be accepted until Friday, May 21.

Click here to see photos from recent School of Law events

The Law Alumni Office is now on Facebook.

Check out what upcoming Pepperdine Alumni Association chapter events are happening in your area.

Santa Monica Alumni Reception
June 17, 2010
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Milstein, Adelman & Kreger, LLP - Santa Monica, CA

Register online, or email Morgan Thrower

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

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