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Pepperdine Caruso Law Summer Courses 2020 Update

Pepperdine Caruso Law and the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution are pleased to offer premier academic programs and popular courses for summer 2020 in a remote instruction format. The program begins May 18, with classes beginning throughout the summer.

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Pepperdine Caruso Law Holds Open Conversation to Discuss Systematic Injustice

This week, nearly 200 members of the Pepperdine Caruso Law community joined for a virtual Open Conversation on the topic of the recent instances of civil unrest.

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Mark Bratt (JD '06) and Erin Coleman (JD '11) Named as Preceptors of the Year 2019-2020

Each year, the Pepperdine Caruso Law Parris Institute for Professional Excellence surveys the first year students so they can submit a nomination for their preceptor to win the Preceptor of the Year Award. This year, alumna Erin Coleman (JD '11) and alumnus Mark Bratt (JD '06) took home the honor.

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Pepperdine Caruso Law Hosts Online Swearing In Ceremony

On the evening of Tuesday, June 2, 2020, Pepperdine Caruso Law hosted its first-ever online swearing in ceremony for graduates who passed the February 2020 California Bar Examination.

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A Message on the Death of George Floyd from Dean Paul Caron

The Caruso School of Law embraces our responsibility to address systemic injustices in our society. Our mission is to provide our students with the tools they need to become future leaders who will effect positive change in the world.

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Summer Connection Series: Pepperdine Caruso Law Online Celebrates Spring Graduates

This spring, the Pepperdine Caruso Law Online Program welcomed 48 new graduates into its rapidly growing community of alumni. While a formal commencement ceremony was unable to take place due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the graduating class gathered on Zoom for a “You Did It!” celebration.

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Professor Maureen Weston Presents Arbitration Law Update for ABA Section on Dispute Resolution Conference

Professor Maureen Arellano Weston presented "Arbitration Law Update, Innovative Uses of Arbitration and Technology" at the ABA Section on Dispute Resolution Virtual Conference.

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Kelly Shea Delvac Wins National Law Review Law School Writing Contest

Pepperdine Caruso Law third-year student Kelly Shea Delvac's article, "Human Rights Abuses in the Enforcement of Coronavirus Security Measures," has been published in the National Law Review.

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Stipend-Funded Immigration and Asylum Position with Legal Aid Foundation Los Angeles

The application is available for the 2020-2021 stipend-funded immigration and asylum position with the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles.

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Professor Jeffrey Baker, "Creating Blueprints for Law School Responses to Natural Disasters" -- The Cambridge Handbook of Disaster Law (forthcoming 2021)

Professor Jeffrey R. Baker's book chapter, "Creating Blueprints for Law School Responses to Natural Disasters," will be published in The Cambridge Handbook of Disaster Law.