April 1, 2016 — Pepperdine Law professors Robert F. Cochran and Robert J. Pushaw spoke yesterday at a Touro Law Center conference, Louis D. Brandeis: An Interdisciplinary Retrospective. Professor Cochran is presenting “Louis Brandeis and Lawyer Advocacy,” and Professor Pushaw is presenting “Justice Brandeis, Judicial Restraint and Jurisdictional Discretion.” The conference is being hosted by Touro Law Center’s Jewish Law Institute, which is directed by former Pepperdine faculty member Samuel J. Levine.
From the Touro Law Center website:
On March 31-April 1, 2016, Touro Law Center and the Jewish Law Institute will host a national conference, Louis D. Brandeis: An Interdisciplinary Retrospective. More than thirty judges, lawyers, and scholars, representing a broad range of disciplines and hailing from around the United States, will explore topics that include, among others: Brandeis’s groundbreaking work as a lawyer and a scholar; his commitment to his Jewish heritage; his historic appointment to the Supreme Court nearly one hundred years ago; and his jurisprudence on the Court.