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Dean Blake Morant gives commencement address at Pepperdine University School of Law

Wake Forest University School of Law Dean Blake Morant has been invited to give the commencement address at the Pepperdine University School of Law on May 21, 2010.

He will also receive an honorary doctor of laws degree during commencement exercises at Alumni Park on the Malibu Pepperdine Campus.

His speech will focus on the 21st century lawyer as citizen and professional.

“Delivery of the commencement address to the Pepperdine School of Law will be both a privilege and honor,” Morant said.

Pepperdine University School of Law began as the Orange University College of Law in Santa Ana, Calif., in 1964. The school was acquired by Pepperdine in 1969. By 1975, the Pepperdine’s School of Law had received its full ABA approval and full State Bar Accreditation. In 1978, the school moved to Pepperdine’s 830-acre campus, which overlooks the Pacific Ocean in Malibu, Calif., according to the school’s Web site.