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Benjamin Davies Co-authors "Applying Moneyball Based Judicial Analytics to Construction Contract Disputes" -- ABA Under Construction Publication

Pepperdine Caruso Law third-year JD/MDR student Benjamin Davies and his long-term colleague Edward R. Ballard have published a co-authored article in the American Bar Association Under Construction publication titled "Applying Moneyball Based Judicial Analytics to Construction Contract Disputes."

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Terra Cothran (LLM Candidate) Recognized by Texas Diversity Council for 2021 Top Women Lawyer Award

Pepperdine Caruso Online Dispute Resolution LLM candidate Terra Cothran was presented with a Top Women Lawyer Award by the Texas Diversity Counsel.

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Professor Tom Stipanowich Interviewed in "Split Ninth Circuit Panel Partially Upholds California Statute Banning Arbitration" -- Northern California Record

Professor Thomas J. Stipanowich is interviewed in the Northern California Record article, "Split Ninth Circuit Panel Partially Upholds California Statute Banning Arbitration."

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Student Spotlight: Shourya Arora (LLM '22)

Shourya Arora (LLM '22) applied to the Straus Institute for its world-renowned reputation as the academic center for ADR, or alternative dispute resolution.

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Student Spotlight: Gustavo Vieira (LLM '22)

Gustavo Vieira (LLM ‘22) applied to the Straus Institute to gain international experience and expand his knowledge about dispute resolution.

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The Women of 50 For 50: Caelan Rottman ('14, JD/MDR '18)

Pepperdine Caruso Law, Straus Institute, and Seaver College alumna Caelan Rottman is an attorney at Boesch Law Group where she specializes in business and civil litigation.

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Elizabeth Eubanks ('05, JD '08) Appointed to American Bar Association Commission on Disability Rights

Pepperdine Caruso Law and Seaver College alumna Elizabeth Eubanks ('05, JD '08) has been appointed to the ABA Commission on Disability Rights that promotes justice and the rule of law for people with mental, physical, and sensory disabilities, and their full and equal participation in the legal profession.

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Professor Tom Stipanowich Participates in International UNCITRAL Academy Program

On September 7, Professor Tom Stipanowich was a panelist on a program, “Future Trends in International Dispute Resolution,” at the UNCITRAL Academy 2021.

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Nicole Geiser (JD '21) and Tatum Lowe Win ILC Cup Sports Arbitration and Moot Competition

Pepperdine Caruso Law alumna Nicole Geiser and third-year JD/MDR student Tatum Lowe have won the semester-long ILC Cup competition.