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2023 Distinguished Alumnus Award Recipient Mark Cramer Delivers Special Tribute to Caruso Law Professors

On Friday, May 19, Pepperdine Caruso Law alumnus Mark T. Cramer (JD ’98) was honored at the annual commencement ceremony with the 2023 Distinguished Alumnus Award.

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Pepperdine Caruso Law Celebrates the Class of 2023

Pepperdine Caruso Law celebrated the class of 2023 with several ceremonies to recognize the graduates' many achievements.

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Pepperdine Law Review Sorenson Spotlight Series: Sean Varner

Sean Varner received the Sorenson Award for his article, "The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) After Two Decades: Relevant Problems and Ideas for Necessary Reform," which was published in Volume 19, Issue 4 of the Pepperdine Law Review.

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Jonathon Cherne (JD '11) Serves as Counsel to Church State Council in Supreme Court Case Groff v. DeJoy

Pepperdine Caruso Law alumnus Jonathon Cherne (JD '11) served as "Of Counsel" to the Church State Council in the Supreme Court case Groff v. DeJoy.

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Pepperdine Caruso School of Law Class of 1973 Celebrates 50th Graduation Reunion

The Pepperdine Caruso School of Law Class of 1973 gathered in Santa Ana on May 13 to celebrate their 50th graduation reunion with Dean Emeritus Ronald F. Phillips.

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Pepperdine Caruso Law Celebrates Commencement 2023

On Friday, May 19, over 300 graduates received their well-earned Juris Doctor, Master of Laws, Master of Dispute Resolution, or Master of Legal Studies degrees.

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Caitlyn Crisp (JD '13) Joins Mindbody ClassPass as Corporate Counsel in Employment and Litigation

Pepperdine Caruso Law alumna Caitlyn Crisp (JD '13) has joined Mindbody ClassPass as corporate counsel in employment and litigation.

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Pepperdine Caruso Law Ranked 45 in U.S. News and World Report Best Law School Rankings 2023-2024

Pepperdine Caruso Law has been ranked number 45 in the U.S. News and World Report 2023-2024 Best Law School rankings.

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Al Sturgeon Returns to Pepperdine Caruso School of Law

Al Sturgeon (JD ’11) has been named associate dean for student life and spiritual development as well as senior fellow in the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine Caruso School of Law.