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Dean Deanell Reece Tacha

June 2011
Pepperdine welcomes Deanell Reece Tacha, Duane and Kelly Roberts Dean of the School of Law.

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Meet Dean Tacha

Deanell Reece Tacha reveals why she gave up life tenure as a federal judge to lead the School of Law.

Forty-Eight Students Serve in Public Interest Placements This Summer
Thirty-one students will work stateside in locations ranging from downtown Los Angeles to New York, and 17 students will travel abroad to work on global justice initiatives.

Straus Hosts Middle and High School Peer Mediators
The Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution hosted 90 middle and high school students from the greater Los Angeles County area for a day of peer-to-peer mediation training on June 1.

Pepperdine University Launches Most Ambitious Fundraising Campaign to Date

Pepperdine University has launched "The Campaign for Pepperdine: Changing Lives," the largest fundraising campaign in its 75-year history. Learn more.

Special Announcement:
School of Law Announces Echols' Resignation as Director of Alumni Affairs
The School of Law is accepting applications for the position of director of alumni affairs.

Teaching Law School ADR Courses
June 21-22, 2011
School of Law - Malibu, CA

This two-day conference will combine plenary sessions focusing on teaching all types of ADR courses with breakout tracks for professors interested in mediation, negotiation, arbitration, and ADR overview (survey) courses. Visit the website, or contact Lori Rushford for additional information.

24th Annual Professional Skills Program
June 23-25, 2011
School of Law
- Malibu, CA
Featuring a panel of nationally recognized experts in dispute resolution, this comprehensive program provides three days of unique educational opportunities for practicing professionals. Visit the website, or contact Lori Rushford for additional information.

Mediating the Litigated Case
August 8-13, 2011
School of Law - Malibu, CA

A six-day program for experienced litigators, in-house counsel, and other practitioners. Professionals can study the mediation of litigated cases to either become a mediator or to be a better advocate. Visit the website,
or contact Lori Rushford for additional information.

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