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TJSL Halloween Hoopla

TJSL Halloween Hoopla

October 31, 2012

The people, and well, zombies who attended TJSL’s annual Halloween Potluck had a devilishly good time.

“Ghoulish,” said Dean Rudy Hasl of the spectacle of costumes and fantastic food in...

Honors Reception

It’s an Honor to Honor our Students

October 30, 2012

Honoring our honor roll students has become a tradition at Thomas Jefferson School of Law.

The students who are on the Distinguished Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the Spring and Summer...

McEwen Brazil Case

Carla McEwen Selected to Give Sentencing Opinion in Major Brazilian Supreme Court Case

October 25, 2012

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Brazilian Program Director Carla McEwen was recently selected from among hundreds of thousands of Brazilian attorneys to be one of seven lawyers who gave their...

Legendary Lawyer Michael Tigar at TJSL

Legendary Lawyer Michael Tigar at TJSL

October 25, 2012

It’s not every day that TJSL students, faculty and staff get to hear from a genuine legend.

And Michael Tigar is just that. He is among America’s greatest lawyers, behind only Thurgood...

Copyright Termination

Music Copyright Termination Panel Rocks The House

October 25, 2012

Thomas Jefferson School of Law, the Entertainment Law Society, in association with the Center for Law and Intellectual Property presented an important and well-attended seminar on October 20,...

Bankruptcy Conference

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Holds Career Event at TJSL

October 25, 2012

On Wednesday, October 24 a panel of ten judges and lawyers from the 86th National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges presented “Developing a Successful Bankruptcy Career: Judges and Lawyers share...

La Raza Scholarship Dinner

Congratulations to TJSL’s La Raza Scholarship Winners

October 24, 2012

The San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association Scholarship Awards Dinner brought together members of the Latino legal community for an evening of recognition on Friday, October 19, at The Hard Rock...

Judicial Mixer

Judicial Mixer a Hit with Students, Alumni and Judges

October 19, 2012

Every year Superior Court Commissioner Gary Bloch '81 gathers a group of his colleagues from the state and federal benches for a mixer with TJSL’s students and alumni.  It’s a chance to meet and...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Trademark Clinic has filed its first trademark

TJSL’s New Trademark Clinic Files First USPTO Application

October 11, 2012

Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Trademark Clinic has filed its first trademark application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on behalf of a client, marking a major milestone for...

Luz Herrera Honored

Professor Luz Herrera Honored among "Women Who Mean Business"

October 10, 2012

TJSL Professor Luz Herrera has been named as a finalist in the San Diego Business Journal’s 19th Women Who Mean Business Awards.  One-Hundred-Sixty-Nine women were nominated by the newspaper for...