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Brazilian Lawyers

Welcome Brazilian Lawyers!

July 1, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law has taken on very much of a Brazilian flavor. 72 attorneys from Brazil have arrived to study this summer at TJSL.

It’s part of the law school’s new U.S.-...

ICTY Headquarters

Externships at The Hague: “A Dream Opportunity”

June 30, 2011

By Elisabeth Donovan, Communications Student Assistant

To third year TJSL student Emily Cohen, getting hands-on international criminal law experience in Europe sounded like a...

Robert Knowles

New Visiting Professor to Teach Civ Pro

June 24, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Dean Rudy Hasl has announced that Robert Knowles has accepted an offer to join the law school as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law for the 2011-2012 academic...

TJSL Re-Dedicates Earl B. Gilliam Moot Courtroom

June 23, 2011

The late Judge Earl B. Gilliam was many things to many people. He was a trail-blazer, a highly-respected judge, a law professor and, most of all, a beloved figure to all who knew him.


SDCBA Team Group Shot

TJSL Team Helps with Neighborhood Facelift

June 20, 2011

There are older homes all over San Diego in need of a facelift.  And a whole block of older homes got “extreme makeovers” to their exteriors on a recent Saturday – thanks to a small army of...

AILA Immigration Clinic

AILA Immigration Clinic Held at TJSL

June 16, 2011

It was a significant first – for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and for Thomas Jefferson School of Law.

On Wednesday evening, June 15, TJSL hosted a free...

Promotions & Tenure

Promotion & Tenure for TJSL Professors

June 9, 2011

The Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustees has approved recommendations to grant tenure to three TJSL law professors and to promote a fourth. Professor Kaimipono Wenger will be...

Earl B. Gilliam

Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association Honors the late Judge Napoleon Jones, Four Other Judges

June 9, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law was well-represented at an event held by the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association in honor of the late Judge Napoleon Jones.

Judge Jones was a highly...

Summer Corps

Congratulations to TJSL 2011 Summer Corps Members

June 9, 2011

Equal Justice Works recently announced its 2011 Summer Corps Members.  This year there were a record 1,898 applications, so the selection process was highly competitive.  This year TJSL students...

Chinese Rule of Law Conference:  “A Smashing Success”

Chinese Rule of Law Conference: “A Smashing Success”

June 8, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s joint international conference on “Chinese Rule of Law” with the Zhejiang University Guanghua School of Law brought together legal scholars, practitioners and...