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Appeals Justices

Appeals Justices Hold Court at TJSL - A Priceless Experience for Students

November 22, 2010

The Fourth District Court of Appeal, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Division is now in session.

Three robed justices took their place on the bench in TJSL’s Moot Courtroom to hear...

Mock Trial Team

Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Mock Trial Team Excels in National Competition

November 18, 2010

They shuffled off to Buffalo, and came back with third place!

Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Mock Trial team is celebrating its third place achievement after five rounds of...

Employee Rights Center

TJSL Student Receives High Honors from Employee Rights Center

November 17, 2010

The Employee Rights Center honored TJSL law student, Christy Mills, at its Fifth Annual Fall Fundraiser and Award Ceremony on Nov. 10, 2010, for her outstanding service on behalf of low-income...

EBGBA Event

TJSL Honored at Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association Awards Dinner

November 16, 2010

It was a proud evening for Thomas Jefferson School of Law.

The Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association (EBGBA) held its 34th annual Awards Dinner on November 6th at the Hyatt Regency La...

Local Heroes Award

TJSL Trustee Honored

November 16, 2010

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustees member Randy K. Jones is among twelve people being honored on Tuesday evening, November 16 at the KPBS and Union Bank event “2010 Local Heroes...

Regis Worley '04 (L) receives award

TJSL Alumni Honored with Pro Bono Publico Awards

November 9, 2010

Casa Cornelia's Inn of Court recently named two Thomas Jefferson School of Law alumni, Travis M. Sills ’04 and Regis Worley ’04, as recipients of the Pro Bono Publico Award.

Casa...

The Hague

TJSL and The Hague

November 9, 2010

Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s strong connection to the international courts at The Hague, Netherlands continues with more TJSL students headed there.

Five members of TJSL’s...

New Building Photos

Latest Photos from New Campus

November 8, 2010

Here are the latest interior photos of Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s new downtown campus at 1155 Island Avenue.

The 2nd floor classrooms are really taking shape with the new desks...

Co-Curricular Reception

TJSL Honors Student Leaders, Law Review and Competition Teams

November 5, 2010

“This is one of my favorite events,”said Associate Dean Eric Mitnick, to the crowd that gathered the evening of November 4 for the annual Co-Curricular Reception. “This is where the vibrancy and...

Golf Tournament

TJSL Alumni & Friends Golf Tourney Benefits Veterans Legal Clinic

November 2, 2010

Nearly 90 TJSL alumni, students, staff, faculty and friends of the law school got together at the Riverwalk Golf Course on Friday, October 15, for an afternoon of fun and to support the TJSL...