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VITA Tax Clinic

Free VITA Student Tax Clinic Open

March 1, 2011

In a struggling economy, many San Diego residents cannot afford to pay another person to prepare their tax returns. The Thomas Jefferson School of Law Tax Society is lending a helping hand to...

ABA Student Conference

Successful 9th Circuit Spring Meeting

March 1, 2011

By Jeremy M. Evans, 3L, Student Bar Association, President

The conference hosted at Thomas Jefferson School of Law American Bar Association – Law Student Division Friday,...

WLC 2011

Native American Women and the Law Conference

February 22, 2011

“It was a unique, enlightening, emotional experience,” said one of the people who attended Thomas...

SBA Ethics Panel a Success

February 17, 2011

“As a lawyer you will be challenged and tempted to cut ethical corners,” San Diego Superior Court Judge Robert Trentacosta cautioned those who attended the Student Bar Association’s Second...

Take a Tour of the TJSL Building

February 15, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law has one of the most professional law school facilities in the nation. The Gold LEED...

TJSL Website Ranked Highly in Study

February 15, 2011

Visitors to the Thomas Jefferson School of Law homepage don’t need to fish around the website to find important information. A...

Lifetime Achievement

Dean Hasl Gets Lifetime Achievement Award

February 15, 2011

In a word, this year’s Thomas Jefferson School of Law Barristers Ball 2011 was elegant.

From the Westgate Hotel’s opulence to the attendees who were dressed to the nines to fit the “Great...

Egyptian Student

TJSL Student Ecstatic over Mubarak Resignation

February 11, 2011

”It is amazing! I am ecstatic!! I can’t even describe to you the happiness that I feel inside.  I feel like I want to celebrate.”

That’s the reaction of Thomas Jefferson School of Law...

Green Wall

TJSL's Green Wall is Here!

January 28, 2011

From now on when Thomas Jefferson law students are on the fifth floor outdoor terrace, or look out on the terrace from inside, they won’t see the air conditioning equipment, vents and fans at...

Christensen Book

Professor Leah Christensen Publishes New Book

January 25, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Leah Christensen has just had her latest book “Learning Outside the Box," published by Carolina Academic Press. 

"There are a number of...