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Alumni Association Honor Judge Burns and Commissioner Bloch at 9th Annual Judicial Mixer and Alumni Awards Reception

October 28, 2016

On October 13th, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Alumni Association honored United States District Court Judge Larry Burns with the Judicial Service Award and retired San Diego Superior Court...

Judge F. Dino Inumerable

Judge F. Dino Inumerable '94: First Filipino American Judge appointed in Ventura County

October 26, 2016

In celebration of Filipino American History Month in October, we would like showcase the profile interview of the first Filipino American judge appointed in Ventura County, 1994 alum Superior...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Begins Search for Dean and President

October 25, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law invites applications and nominations for the position of President and Dean of the Law School.  To read more,...

The San Diego Union-Tribune

San Diego Union Tribune Coverage of Ex-Death Row Inmate Juan Melendez Event

October 21, 2016

Juan Melendez repeats the numbers often: 17 years, eight months, one day. That’s how long he spent on Florida’s death row, having been convicted of a killing he did not commit. Since he was...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Dean Thomas Guernsey's column published in the Sept/Oct issue of San Diego Lawyer Magazine

October 19, 2016

At a time when the legal profession has constricted and law schools have begun to shrink in size, the importance of maximizing new and existing alumni relationships is essential.  Traditionally,...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Brenda Simon Awarded Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship

October 11, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law is proud to announce that Professor Brenda Simon has been awarded a Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship by the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property at...

New Book Examines Working Women's Lifetime Disadvantage

September 20, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law is proud to announce a forthcoming book co-authored by Associate Dean for Faculty Research/Scholarship and Law Professor Susan Bisom-Rapp. The book, entitled "...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Celebrates its 10th Anniversary of the China Study Abroad Program

September 7, 2016

Over the summer, 26 students from Thomas Jefferson School of Law participated in the China Study Abroad Program in the South East part of China at the Zhejiang University Guanghua School of Law in...

Congratulations to Elizabeth Knowles '12 on her new position as Assistant Clinical Professor of Law at University of Akron School of Law!

September 6, 2016

Elizabeth M. Knowles joined the Akron Law faculty in 2016. Professor Knowles supervises the Immigration & Human Rights Law Clinic and teaches Asylum and Refugee Law. Her current research...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Center for Criminal Law and Policy Director and Law Professor Alex Kreit interviewed in Bloomberg Law

September 2, 2016

Eugene Volokh, a professor at UCLA Law School, and Alex Kreit, a professor at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, discuss an appeals court decision, which upheld a federal ban on the sale of guns...