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Timothy J. Richardson 95' (cum laude), reaches his 20th year, 3000th case milestone in legal service.

April 10, 2017

Criminal defense attorney Timothy J. Richardson, founder of The Law Offices of Timothy J. Richardson, is celebrating his twentieth anniversary practicing law, having reached 3,000 cases served. To...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Emeritus William Slomanson's blog article on Flipping the Law Classroom and Blended Learning.

April 3, 2017

My fall 2013 flipped class experiment yielded a seismic shift away from the traditional lecture and Socratic Method of law teaching. A siren-like calling had lured me onto the flippedlearning...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law's Incoming Dean Joan Bullock mentioned in Law.com story

March 31, 2017

March has been a good month for women law deans.

Six of the eight new law deans appointed this month are women, with a seventh taking on an interim dean role for the coming academic year....

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Center Director for Sports Law & Policy Jeremy Evans '11 interviewed by KUSI on Raiders moving to Las Vegas

March 28, 2017

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Director of the Center for Sports Law & Policy and Past President of Alumni Association Jeremy Evans '11 interviewed by KUSI on Raiders moving to Las Vegas and...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Students Place Third in California Bar Environmental Negotiation Competition

March 24, 2017

On March 10th, Thomas Jefferson School of Law students Andrei-Vladimir Dumitrescu (3L) and Kally Mullett (3L) travelled to San Francisco, CA to compete in the annual California Bar Environmental...

Latest commentary on President Trump's travel ban by Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Emerita Marjorie Cohn

March 20, 2017

After a federal district court judge and a unanimous three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Donald Trump's Executive Order (EO) instituting a travel ban was likely...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Students Achieve Victories, Awards and Praise in the Jessup International Moot Court Competition

March 17, 2017

Last month, Thomas Jefferson School of Law students participated in the 58th annual Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, Pacific regional in Portland, Oregon.  To read more...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Welcomes Dean Joan Bullock

March 16, 2017

SAN DIEGO, CA 3/16/17 - Thomas Jefferson School of Law welcomes Joan Bullock as its new President and Dean beginning on July 1, 2017.

Dean Joan R.M. Bullock has over twenty years of law...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law mentioned in Washington Post story on fossils

March 15, 2017

At first, the bones are hard to see in the chunk of fused pebbles that Patrick Sena is holding. But in a minute they appear: a piece of jaw with a yellowing tooth, and a bleached femur whose round...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Ilene Durst interviewed by CBS 8 News on President Trump's revised travel ban

March 14, 2017

California's attorney general has announced he will join the list of plaintiffs fighting against the Trump administration's revised travel ban.  Washington state's attorney general Bob Ferguson...