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February 2012
In this issue Pepperdine welcomes welcome Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin and congratulates Vice Dean Tim Perrin.

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School of Law Vice Dean Tim Perrin Appointed President of Lubbock Christian University

Tim Perrin has been named the sixth president of Lubbock Christian University (LCU) in Lubbock, Texas. He will assume his new duties June 1, 2012. More.

Dean Tacha Discuss Pepperdine Law on KRLA's "Champions of Justice"
Deanell Reece Tacha was featured on KRLA's Champions of Justice broadcast in January, addressing her goals of leading Pepperdine Law and its students into the future
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39th Annual School of Law Dinner to Host the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin
The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, chief justice of Canada, will headline the 39th Annual Pepperdine School of Law Dinner Saturday, February 18, at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons. More.

Palmer Center Student Garners Recognition at "The Entrepreneur's Journey"
The third annual "Entrepreneur's Journey" brought key experts in the areas of entrepreneurship and law to Pepperdine to address students on the elements of starting a business.

Pepperdine Law Hosts Inaugural Waves on the Bench Judges Appreciation Dinner
Fifteen Pepperdine Law alumni and adjunct professors currently holding roles in the judiciary attended the first annual "Waves on the Bench Judges Appreciation Dinner" in January at Upper West in Santa Monica.

39th Annual School of Law Dinner
February 18, 2012
Beverly Wilshire, Four Seasons Hotel - Beverly Hills, CA

Featuring the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. Please visit the website, or email Morgan Thrower additional information and to purchase your tickets.

The Nootbaar Institute Presents: "The Competing Claims of Law and Religion" Annual
February 23-25, 2012
School of Law - Malibu, CA

The Nootbaar Institute on Law, Religion, and Ethics' annual conference will address a host of questions all at the forefront of contemporary debates over the respective roles of law and religion. Please visit the website, or contact Lauren Hartley for additional information. This event has been approved for 13.25 MCLE credit hours.

8th Annual SBA Dodgeball Tournament
March 2, 2012
School of Law - Malibu, CA

It's time to dodge! We can't wait for the cheers and jeers to fill the Law School Pepperdome! Represent the alumni and show the student, faculty, and staff teams how it's done! Email Shirlene Love in the alumni office for information about forming your alumni team.

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Tacha National Tour

The next stop is...

Phoenix, AZ : February 21, 2012

Nashville, TN : March 22, 2012

Visit the tour blog and listen to what alumni have had to say about Dean Tacha! See pictures from previous receptions and register to attend a reception in your city.

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