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The 17th Annual Alumni Golf Tournament

October 9, 2012

The 17th Annual Thomas Jefferson School of Law Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament fielded winners in several categories on Friday, October 5, but the biggest winner of all is the TJSL Veterans...

Copyright Termination Panel

A Ticking Time Bomb: Music Copyright Terminations

October 8, 2012

“The ticking time bomb has arrived.”

That’s the subtitle of the MCLE event at TJSL on Saturday, October 20, “Music Copyright Terminations.”

This panel discussion, from 11 a.m. – 2...

Bankruptcy Event

TJSL to Host Bankruptcy Law Career Event

October 8, 2012

If you have thought about a career in bankruptcy law, you will want to attend the panel discussion at TJSL on October 24, “Developing a Successful Bankruptcy Career:  Judges and Lawyers Share...

Lee Deo Amicus Briefs

TJSL Professors Lee and Deo Cited in Amicus Briefs for Major Supreme Court Case

October 4, 2012

Two Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professors, Rebecca K. Lee and Meera E. Deo, have had their scholarly articles cited in the amicus curiae brief filed by the California Attorney General’s Office...

Jennifer McCollough

Jennifer McCollough Accepts Post-Graduate Judicial Clerkship in Texas

October 3, 2012

Third –year student Jennifer McCollough is on a roll when it comes to working with U.S. District Court Judges.  She has just accepted a post-graduate judicial clerkship with Judge John D. Love, a...

Michael Tigar Speaking in Mauritius

Legendary Lawyer to Speak at TJSL

October 3, 2012

Michael E. Tigar, who is considered to be one of America’s greatest lawyers, will make two presentations at Thomas Jefferson School of Law on Tuesday, October 23, one of which is a cross-...

Eric Bernsen

What one does while waiting for “Bar Results”

October 2, 2012

A Trip to Indonesia and A 160-Mile Bike Ride to Benefit Wounded Warriors

By Eric Bernsen ‘12 With each passing day at the office, my blood pressure slowly rises as I...

Sports Law Comp

Sports Law Negotiation Competition & Symposium a Major League Success

October 1, 2012

In some ways the Second Annual Sports Law Negotiation Competition held at Thomas Jefferson School of Law the weekend of September 28-30 was twice as successful as the first one in 2011.

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Dean Hasl to Step Down

Dean Rudy Hasl to Step Down in June 2013

September 27, 2012

The longest serving law school dean in America recently announced that he will be resigning next year after more than three decades of leadership in legal education.  Rudy Hasl, Dean and President...

Smith at Pepperdine

Professor Rod Smith Gives Two Talks at Pepperdine Law School on Monday

September 26, 2012

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Distinguished Professor Rodney Smith will be making two presentations at Pepperdine University School of Law on Monday, October 1.

The first talk, about...