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Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law's Global Justice Program touches all corners of the globe through its initiatives in international human rights and religious freedom, advancement of the rule of law, and 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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Rachel Rossi (JD '09) Delivers Address for Ghana Legal Aid Commission

Pepperdine Caruso Law alumna Rachel Rossi (JD '09) delivered an address at the launch event for the Public Defenders Division of the Ghana Legal Aid Commission.

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Sudreau Global Justice Institute and Uganda Judiciary Host Plea Bargaining Session at Luzira Prison

On October 6th and 7th, the Sudreau Global Justice Institute and the Judiciary of Uganda hosted a plea bargaining session at Luzira Prison in Kampala, Uganda.

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Sudreau Global Justice Institute Year in Review 2022

The Sudreau Global Justice Institute (SGJI) is a human rights organization based out of Pepperdine Caruso School of Law working to make access to justice a reality for all people, everywhere.

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Rwanda Judiciary Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Pepperdine Caruso Law's Sudreau Global Justice Institute

After years of friendship and informal partnership, Pepperdine Caruso Law’s Sudreau Global Justice Institute officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Judiciary of Rwanda.

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Defend Human Rights in Uganda this Spring Break!

The Sudreau Global Justice Institute is preparing for its annual Spring Break Trip to Uganda and applications are now open!

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Amy Brown (JD '13) Appointed Anti-Human Trafficking Fellow at Sudreau Global Justice Institute

Pepperdine Caruso Law alumna Amy E. Brown (JD ‘13) has been appointed as the inaugural Anti-Human Trafficking Fellow at the Sudreau Global Justice Institute.

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Cameron McCollum (JD '17) Leads Sudreau Global Justice MCLE Program

On June 6, 2021, Sudreau Global Justice Program Director Cameron McCollum (JD ‘17) led an MCLE program for Pepperdine students, staff, faculty, and alumni titled “Access to Justice in the Developing World.”

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Cameron McCollum Discusses Access to Justice in the Developing World -- The Do One Better! Podcast

Director of the Sudreau Global Justice Institute Cameron McCollum discusses access to justice in developing countries, the current state of affairs in Africa, and opportunities for improvement.

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Sudreau Global Justice Institute Offers Summer Internships with Uganda and Rwanda Judiciaries

The Sudreau Global Justice Institute at Pepperdine Caruso Law provides law students academic training and hands-on opportunities around the world to advocate on the behalf of those in need.