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Graduates raise their right hand as they are sworn in at the Bar Swearing Ceremony

December 2021 Swearing In Ceremony Welcomes New Waves to the California Bar

On Thursday, December 9, 2021, the bi-annual tradition of the Bar Swearing In Ceremony returned in person at Pepperdine Caruso School of Law.

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Celebrating Progress with a "Long, Long Way to Go"

As Martin Luther King, Jr. Day approaches, Chalak Richards, Associate Dean of Student Life, Diversity and Belonging, encourages leadership in the cause of justice.

Jared Antman and Tanner Hendershot

Jared Antman and Tanner Hendershot Earn Favorable Settlement for Client in Ninth Circuit Appeal

Pepperdine Caruso Law students Jared Antman and Tanner Hendershot successfully represented a client in a civil rights lawsuit against a California prison warden.

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Chris DeRose (JD '05) Publishes "Beating the (False) Rap: Life After Netflix's 'Long Shot'" -- Los Angeles Magazine

Pepperdine Caruso Law alumnus Chris DeRose (JD '05) has published an article on the case of wrongly accused Angeleno, Juan Catalan, the subject of the Netflix documentary "Long Shot."

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Professor Naomi Goodno Presents "Are Remote Learning Technologies Bridges or Barriers to Legal Educational Equity?" -- AALS 2022 Annual Meeting

Professor Naomi Harlin Goodno spoke on "Are Remote Learning Technologies Bridges or Barriers to Legal Educational Equity?" at the 2022 Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting.

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Professor Maureen Weston Contributes to "Key Sports Law Cases and Developments of 2021" -- LawInSport

Professor Maureen Arellano Weston contributes to global sports law commentary in LawInSport's "Key Sports Law Cases and Developments of 2021."

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Professor Shelley Saxer Quoted in "Do Psychics Need a License to Tell the Future in the Desert?" -- The Desert Sun

Professor Shelley Ross Saxer is quoted in a Desert Sun article regarding what desert cities can do to regulate psychics, mediums, and other businesses promising supernatural services.

Shaphan Roberts with Champion of Justice award

Western Justice Center Honors Shaphan Roberts with Champion of Justice Award

The Western Justice Center honored Straus adjunct professor Shaphan Roberts at its annual Empower Gala with a Champion of Justice award.

Danny Weinstein and Sukhsimran Singh

Judge Danny Weinstein and Professor Sukhsimranjit Singh Present "Dispute Resolution in the Law and Business Context" -- Prince Mohammad University

Judge Danny Weinstein, who serves as the Straus Institute Distinguished Mediator-in-Residence, co-presented with Professor Sukhsimranjit Singh on what lies ahead in mediation and ADR in the legal and business world.

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Professor David Han Elected to The American Law Institute

Pepperdine Caruso Law Professor David S. Han has been elected to The American Law Institute (ALI). As a member of ALI, Professor Han will bring his legal expertise to ALI's work of clarifying the law through Restatements, Principles, and Model Codes.