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"Murder" 101 at Thomas Jefferson School of Law

June 22, 2016

Last month, Thomas Jefferson School of Law was the venue for the end-of-year events connecting the law school and Crawford High School. The Thomas Jefferson School of Law segment of their joint...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Director of Career Services Jeffrey Chinn's article featured in the latest SDBA edition of "For the Record"

June 21, 2016

As a former intern supervisor, June always meant an influx of summer associates and interns. Their challenge is to turn a “good” summer job into a “great” summer job. The key is following simple...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Steven Berenson interviewed by KPBS on Child Support Collection

June 20, 2016

When it comes to handing out child support payments, San Diego is outperforming other large counties in California. Data from the state Department of Child Support Services show that San Diego...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor KJ Greene interviewed by KUSI on the "Stairway to Heaven" lawsuit

June 16, 2016

There is a lawsuit against Led Zeppelin for their song "Stairway to Heaven" from a band called Spirit. To watch interview, click...

Congratulations to Thomas Jefferson School of Law's Newest Attorneys

June 15, 2016

On Wednesday, June 1st, Thomas Jefferson School of Law bar passers, their families and friends along with Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustees members, alumni, faculty and staff came...

Casey Clevenger '06 Appointed Drug Court Commissioner for Missouri's 13th Judicial Circuit

June 12, 2016

Missouri’s 13th Judicial Circuit, which covers Boone and Callaway counties, in 2015 hired its first drug court commissioner in more than 14 years. Casey Clevenger was sworn in Nov. 30 and oversees...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law's Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic mentioned in latest edition of the American Bar Association Journal

June 8, 2016

Shellie Bowman still remembers how clearing a lengthy criminal record affected one client at the Veterans Village of San Diego, a comprehensive homeless services agency. The young woman, who did...

Lindsay Petitte

Lindsay Petitte Appointed to Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustees

June 6, 2016

The Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustees today announced the appointment of Lindsay Petitte, senior managing consultant with Torrey Partners, to the Thomas Jefferson School of Law...

Retiring Faculty

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Awards Emeritus Status to Retiring Faculty

June 4, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law today announced that emeritus status has been granted to 9 newly retired members of the faculty by the school's Board of Trustees.

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Liam O'Gorman-Hoyt '16 and Sports Law Fellow article published in Front Office Sports

June 1, 2016

You, an organization, oversee one of the biggest entertainment industries in the world; an industry generating an estimated revenue of over $9 billion annually. In 2011 you signed deals granting...