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A team of Pepperdine law students, American lawyers, Ugandan law students, and Ugandan lawyers together on the day before the start of the
Uganda prison project in 2014; the team met to discuss what was about to happen in the prison.

BRIEANN WEST

Ritah Immalingat,
a Uganda
Christian
University
Law student
participating in
the Pepperdine
University Global
Justice Program's
plea bargaining
project for
prisoners in
Uganda.

Kenya, a nongovernmental orBecause most education in Keganization that aims to reduce
nya involves rote memorization,
poverty and injustice. On the
the school started journalism,
side, she works as a freelance
drama, and debate clubs to hone
journalist for local and interthe girls' critical thinking skills.
national outlets. Eventually she
Jaffar joined the journalism club
would like to become a fulland "we were able to identify a pastime journalist and would like
sion of hers she never knew was
to start a program to mentor
there-to write," Sarafolean recalls.
girls from Kibera to help them
She won journalism competifulfill their aspirations.
tions against other schools, and
"Everything has guided me
was elected school president at
to
where
I am," Jaffar says.
KGSA.
BrieAnn West, a Pepperdine University law
Jaffar's experience is just one
"I've learned how to become student, with Rwanda Chief Justice Sam
Regege during her internship with the Rwandan
example of how these university
a leader; I've learned how to be- Supreme Court.
social justice internships can
come a journalist," Jaffar says. She
have a profound impact on the
won a scholarship so she could
attend Moi University in Kenya for free, and graduated university students who take part, as well as on those who
in December 2015. She now works full-time at ActionAid are served by their efforts.

When students take part in international social justice
internships, "it's transformative. Their world gets a whole
lot bigger," says Gash, who has seen it firsthand. Pepperdine's Global Justice Program sends law students to
various parts of the developing world for the summer,
where they may work as interns with judicial systems or
nongovernmental organizations.
About 20 students are selected each year to spend their
summer abroad as part of the program, and they can either
receive course credit for the time they spend working in
the Global Justice Program, or have about three-quarters
of their costs covered. Most opt to receive the funding.
Pepperdine has standing relationships with organizations
in several countries, and also does one-time placements
with various groups. In Uganda students work with judges
and prosecutors. In Rwanda they work with prosecutors
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Toward a Better World
Tech Abroad
The University of Virginia Seeks to Emulate Its Founder
Frontlines
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Foreign Student Affairs
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