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A Home for Moses

October 2012
In this issue Pepperdine Law discusses climate change at the sixth annual William French Smith Memorial Lecture and welcomes Yale Law School professor Heather Gerken.

featured story
A Home for Moses.
Alan Brown (JD '95) and his family share their journey from their Texas home to a Ugandan courthouse to adopt a two-year-old orphan named Moses.  More.

USAID Launches New Modern Day Slavery Initiative From Pepperdine
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has chosen Pepperdine University as the site from which the organization will launch its newest initiative
. More.

Adjunct Publications Find Success in Both Fiction and Nonfiction Markets

Nicolas Kublicki (JD '92) and Bob Goff recently celebrated the success of their spring book publications. More.

Striving for Excellence
As Stephanie Bell joins the Straus Institute as Assistant Director and Assistant Professor of Law, she is looking to inspire students and professionals alike to seek excellence in the field of mediation. More.

Sixth Annual William French Smith Memorial Lecture
October 19, 2012
School of Law - Malibu, CA
The 2012 Annual Lecture will focus on the law of climate change and will feature a scholars' presentation and a mock oral argument. This event has been approved for 2.75 MCLE credit hours. Please visit the website for additional information and to register.

Rescuing Relationships: Apology, Forgiveness and Reconciliation Symposium
November 2, 2012
School of Law - Malibu, CA

Co-sponsored by the Dispute Resolution Law Journal, this event has been approved for 6 MCLE credit hours. For additional information and to register, please visit the website.

Order of the Coif Lecture: Professor Heather Gerken
November 12, 2012
School of Law - Malibu, CA

Professor Gerken is one of the country's leading experts on voting rights and election law, the role of groups in the democratic process, and the relationship between diversity and democracy. The School of Law is honored to host Professor Gerken for this special lecture. For additional information, please visit the website.

Career & Professional Development:

JDConnect - Formerly Symplicity

Symplicity offers a space for employers, law school students and alumni to post and access job opportunities. Visit Symplicity to see how the Career Development Office can help fill one of your employer's open positions or assist you with your professional pursuits, or email the office for immediate assistance.

Did you know that the law school's Career Development Office offers lifetime career services to alumni? If you are currently involved in a job search or thinking of making a transition, please contact us.

Tacha Tour 2.0: Upgrading the Alumni Network!

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