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Pepperdine Hosts International Justice Symposium

Pepperdine University School of Law will host individuals from around the globe for a three-day International Justice Symposium sponsored by the Nootbaar Institute on Law, Religion, and Ethics, from Wednesday, Nov. 5 through Friday, Nov. 7 at the School of Law.

Bob Goff, founder of Restore International, will speak on how his international organization combats human trafficking and promotes judicial reform on Wednesday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Room D. Goff is also an attorney and the founding partner of Goff & DeWalt, LLP.

Thursday’s topic is the Rule of Law in Africa. The Honorable Geoffrey Kiryabwire, a justice of the High Court of Uganda will speak on his work developing the court system in Uganda from 4-5 p.m. in Room D.

On Friday, Tzivia Schwartz-Getzug, executive director of Jewish World Watch, will speak the law of genocide, focusing on the genocide in Darfur. Schwartz-Getzug has a degree in Jewish Studies from UCLA and a law degree from Loyola Law School. She practiced law for several years before becoming the Western States Counsel for the Anti-Defamation League.