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Congratulations to Randy Frisch '09 for being named the new President of City University of Seattle

August 19, 2016

The National University System announced today that its affiliate, City University of Seattle (CityU), a nonprofit leader in serving adult learners and providing an array of global study programs...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Center for Criminal Law and Policy Director Alex Kreit interviewed on the DEA, Marijuana and Drug Class Restrictions.

August 18, 2016

The federal government has declined to downgrade marijuana’s classification as a dangerous drug with high potential for abuse and no medicinal value. That’s despite half the states in the union...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Emerita Marjorie Cohn's latest article in Huffington Post on Targeted Killing

August 18, 2016

In January 2013, President Barack Obama promised to make the rules for the United States' targeted killing program "more transparent to the American people and the world" because "in our democracy...

Center of Sports Law and Policy Director Jeremy Evans '11 published two articles in the latest San Diego Lawyer Magazine.

August 15, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Director of the Center of Sports Law and Policy Jeremy Evans '11 published two articles in the July/August 2016 edition of the San Diego Lawyer Magazine. The...

Ian M. McMenemy '13 named among the Legal Elite 2016 Nevada's Top Attorneys

August 12, 2016

Now in its ninth year, Legal Elite highlights Nevada’s top attorneys as chosen by their peers. Polling for the 2016 list began in February of this year and over 6,000 nominations were collected...

Director of the Center of Sports Law and Policy Jeremy Evans '11 latest piece offers advice on growing one's business brand and clientele

August 10, 2016

In his capacity as an Guest Contributor for Front Office Sports, Attorney Jeremy Evans with California Sports Lawyer®, has written an article about ways to grow your business brand and clientele...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Director of Clinical Externship & Pro Bono Programs Judybeth Tropp quoted in Voice of San Diego

August 5, 2016

Before a law student can become a lawyer in California, he or she must make it through the toughest bar exam in the nation.A new bill written by Sen. Marty Block would require would-be lawyers to...

Candace Moon '07 "The Craft Beer Attorney" featured in Voice of San Diego

August 2, 2016

When Candace Moon decided to start her own law practice, she knew exactly what type of clients she wanted to attract. She was a law school grad who’d quickly become disillusioned by the field. So...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Emerita Marjorie Cohn's latest commentary featured in The Hill

July 25, 2016

As in many cities around the country, Black Lives Matter held a demonstration in Dallas to protest the police shootings of two more black men, Alton Sterling of Louisiana and Philando Castile of...

Erin Laney

Erin Laney '08 promoted to VP of Business Development for the Economic Development Corporation of Utah

July 18, 2016

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Erin Laney to vice president of business development, effective July 1. Erin joined the EDCUtah team in 2013 as a business development manager. She was...