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Nootbaar Institute on Law, Religion, and Ethics

The Herbert and Elinor Nootbaar Institute on Law, Religion, and Ethics explores the intersection of these three key components in the realm of legal practice. Through interdisciplinary seminars, conferences, and symposia, students and faculty explore values and sharpen skills.

Israel Internship Program

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The Brenden Mann Israel Internship Program provides students with unparalleled professional summer internship opportunities in a country of vibrant life, multifaceted communities, and sweeping entrepreneurship.

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The Nootbaar Institute regularly hosts a conference on an important and thought-provoking topic. Addressing a wide range of issues such as religious freedom, human rights, and diversity, the Institute seeks to bring top scholars, lawyers, students, and the community together to ultimately have a positive impact on society.

Global Justice Program

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The Global Justice Program touches all corners of the globe through its initiatives:

  1. International human rights and religious freedom
  2. Advancement of the rule of law
  3. Global development

Through these initiatives, students and faculty collaborate to seek justice and create a lasting impact in some of the world's most vulnerable places.

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Nootbaar On Campus

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Our Faculty

Meet the experts who help guide discussion and further the institute's founding vision.

Areas of Study at Nootbaar Institute - Pepperdine Caruso School of Law

Areas of Study

Explore the topics and coursework covered by the Nootbaar Institute.

Contact Information

General Information

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Mailing Address

Nootbaar Institute
Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, California 90263

Phone Numbers

Office: 310.506.6978
Fax: 310.506.4108