The Straus Institute is pleased to offer students and alumni a unique opportunity to participate in a luncheon with our Council of Distinguished Advisors and to attend the dedication ceremony of the unveiling of the AAA Library Collection* which is now moved to its permanent home in Pepperdine''s School of Law library. Both events will take place on Thursday, September 24 from 12:30 � 2:30 pm on the Malibu campus.

Straus'' Council of Distinquished Advisors consists of very prominent attorneys and corporate executives from around the world who are not only committed to advancing the field of dispute resolution, but also interested in contributing to the work and student development of Straus. A complete listing of Council members is below. While specific requests cannot be guaranteed, if you have a particular interest in being seated with a certain individual, please let us know when you RSVP.

The AAA Library, consisting of more than 24,000 titles, is the world''s largest collection of materials on conflict resolution. Founded in 1954, the library includes titles on subjects ranging from international arbitration to consumer disputes and health law to the history and growth of public and private dispute resolution practices here and abroad.

RSVP''s will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis and should be directed to Jeannie Jakstis at or 310-506-4655. RSVP must be received no later than September 16.

View the Straus Council of Distinguished Advisors