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TJSL Dean Announces Fitness Club Membership for All

September 22, 2010

“With the relocation of the School to the East Village area and consistent with the desire to create a healthy life style and environment for members of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law...

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Professor Herrera Named to Statewide Judicial Committee

September 17, 2010

Professor Luz Herrera of Thomas Jefferson School of Law has been appointed to the Sargent Shriver Civil Counsel Act Implementation Committee.

Named for the father of California First...

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Veterans Clinic Awarded Fellowship

September 13, 2010

Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic (VLAC), working in conjunction with the San Diego Office of the Primary Public Defender, has been awarded an Equal Justice Works...

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The Bones are Back!

September 10, 2010

The mammoth and whale bones unearthed during the excavation of the new Thomas Jefferson School of Law downtown campus in February of 2009 were on display during a special event at the San Diego...

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TJSL Attends National Convention in Washington, D.C.

September 9, 2010

by Jason Kaplan, Vice President, American Constitution Society

The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) held its 2010 National Convention in Washington, D.C...

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TJSL Alum to Lead SD Housing Federation

September 8, 2010

Thomas Jefferson School of Law alumna Susan Riggs Tinsky '08 has been named as the new executive director of the San Diego Housing Federation.

Tinsky, who graduated Magna Cum Laude...

Latest Photos From Our Downtown Campus

September 3, 2010

Here are the latest photos of Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s new Downtown Campus, taken on Monday August 30.

These exteriors show how the unveiling of the exciting new building is...

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TJSL Donates Books to Crawford High School

September 3, 2010

A couple of truckloads of law books were loaded up in front of TJSL’s library on Thursday morning September 2, to be taken over to San Diego’s Crawford High School.

The books are all...

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TJSL Gets Orchid Award Nomination

September 1, 2010

Thomas Jefferson School of Law has been nominated for the San Diego Architectural Foundation's Orchid award in SDAF's annual "Orchids and Onions Awards."

Our new Downtown Campus has...

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Student Organization Day

August 31, 2010

What a rush!

Our student organizations are the lifeblood of the experience here at TJSL and the organization fair attracted a large crowd. Student Bar Association president Jeremy...