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Chess Match Challenge

October 28, 2013

“I’m scared” were the words spoken by Ashley Salas (2L) even before her first move against Dr. Dennis Saccuzzo was made. When asked the same question 29 minutes into play, her answer was “I’m...

Mock Trial Team Competition

October 28, 2013

By Milena Celentano 3L

The TJSL Mock Trial Team recently competed locally in the San Diego Defense Lawyers Competition. The team finished fifth overall, barely missing the semi-...

Lorena Slomansan '03 Karen Barragan (2L), Priscilla Askar (2L) and Samantha Mora

San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association Awards TJSL Students Scholarships

October 28, 2013

Each year, San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association awards thousands of dollars to promising law students by bringing together members of the Latino legal community for the annual “SDLRLA Scholarship...

LSRJ Made Huge Strides for the American Cancer Society

October 28, 2013

By Cristina Kinsella (3L) On Sunday, October 20, 2013, several members of TJSL’s Law Student’s for Reproductive Justice chapter gathered at Balboa Park in the early hours of the...

New Guaranteed Merit Scholarship Program

New Guaranteed Merit Scholarship Program

October 24, 2013

An exciting new Guaranteed Merit Scholarship Program will provide generous tuition assistance to qualified Thomas Jefferson School of Law entering first-year, continuing 2L students, and transfer...

Court Issues Decision in TJSL's Favor

October 23, 2013

On October 21, 2013, San Diego Superior Court Judge Joel M. Pressman denied class certification in the Alaburda v. Thomas Jefferson School of Law litigation. We are extremely pleased with the...

Dean Byrnes Gives Week-long Series of Presentations in Siberia

Dean Byrnes Gives Week-long Series of Presentations in Siberia

October 23, 2013

Associate Dean William Byrnes recently returned from a week in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia (Russia) where he presented a week-long course at the Siberian Federal University Law Institute on...

Panelists in Sharp Focus at the "Blurred Lines" Forum on Trolling for Patents

October 21, 2013

The attorney representing singer Robin Thicke in a preemptory lawsuit related to Thicke's "Blurred Lines" hit song joined three other prominent patent and copyright law attorneys to focus on the...

New Edition of Professor Richard Scott’s The Law of the European Union

October 21, 2013

TJSL Distinguished Professor of International Law Richard Scott has announced that his new co-authored publication, the second edition of The Law of the European Union, has just been...

Professor Julie Greenberg Receives Prominent Book Award

October 17, 2013

Professor Julie Greenberg has been awarded the 2013 Bullough Book Award by the Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality for her book,...