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December 2013 In this issue Pepperdine Law congratulates the California State Bar's newest members.

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Waves of Giving 2013. Waves of Giving is Pepperdine Law's annual year-end campaign to highlight specific areas of need and encourage giving from those with the resources and desire to support Pepperdine Law students. More.

Law School Swears in Recent Graduates to the State and Federal Courts
Last Friday, December 6, Pepperdine University School of Law welcomed 343 guests to the Caruso Auditorium for the 2013 California Bar Admissions Ceremony. Eighty School of Law graduates were sworn into the California State Bar and fifty-eight were admitted to the United States District Court for the Central District of California. More.

Rankings Roundup
Pepperdine University School of Law has appeared in a number of recent law school rankings. Notably, Business Insider ranked Pepperdine at number 29 out of schools that "best serve a legal career." More.

Professor Greg McNeal Follows Up Article of the Year Award with Win of Prestigious Grant

The Carthage Foundation has named Pepperdine University the recipient of a $165,000 grant to support the research of Gregory McNeal, associate professor of law at Pepperdine's School of Law. The grant will fund McNeal's research for a book about America's use of lethal force against suspected terrorists. More.

Tax Reform in a Time of Crisis
January 17, 2014
School of Law - Malibu, CA
Co-sponsored by Tax Analysts and led by Professor Paul Caron, the Pepperdine Law Review will host a symposium featuring a keynote presentation by Joseph Bankman, Ralph M. Parsons Professor of Law and Business at Stanford Law School, and a luncheon presentation by Bruce Bartlett, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, tax author, and journalist. This event has been approved for 6.5 MCLE credit hours. Please visit the website for additional information and to register.

Love and Law
February 7-8, 2014
School of Law - Malibu, CA

The theme of the Herbert and Elinor Nootbaar Institute on Law, Religion and Ethics' annual conference with focus on philosopher Jeffrie Murphy's question, "What would law be like if we organized it around the value of Christian love?" This question and others will be addressed by lecturers from the fields of philosophy, political science, law, economics, theology, and literature. Please visit the website for additional information.

41st Annual School of Law Dinner
March 8, 2014
Hyatt Regency Century Plaza - Los Angeles, CA

Please save the date for the School of Law's forty-first annual dinner. Please visit the website for additional information.

Career & Professional Development:

JD Connect

offers a space for employers, law school students and alumni to post and access job opportunities. Visit Symplicity to see how the Career Development Office can help fill one of your employer's open positions or assist you with your professional pursuits, or email the office for immediate assistance.

Did you know that the law school's Career Development Office offers lifetime career services to alumni ? If you are currently involved in a job search or thinking of making a transition, please contact us.

Coming in Waves! Join Pepperdine alumni around the country at a variety of exciting holiday activities!

- December 11, 2013 : NYC Waves Holiday Party

- December 12 :
Phoenix "Heat" Waves Holiday Party

- December 12 :
Colorado "Mile High" Waves Holiday Party

- December 13 :
Carolina Waves Holiday Party

- December 15 :
Houston Waves Holiday Party

- December 17, 2013 :
LA Waves and GAN Holiday Party with Susan G. Komen

- December 17 : Portland Waves of Giving

- December 20-24 :
San Diego Waves USO Bag Distribution

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