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Thomas Jefferson School of Law Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic Awarded Cy Pres Funds

April 15, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law today announced that its Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic (TJVLAC) was awarded Cy Pres funds from the settlement in the California Credit/Debit Card Tying Cases. Cy...

Professor Kaimipono Wenger Op-Ed: “License to Discriminate" or "Gay Mafia"? Religious Liberty Bills, LGBT Rights and Anti-Discrimination Law

April 14, 2016

The following commentary by Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Kaimipono Wenger appeared in the April 10, 2016 edition of the Jurist:

The past few weeks have seen the rise...

Jason Jackson ’14 Named New Chief Human Resources Officer for the State of Nebraska

April 13, 2016

Not everyone who goes to law school has the intention on entering the legal profession. Jason Jackson ’14 was one of them.

“I started my studies at Thomas Jefferson School of Law without any...

Lorena Slomanson’s ’03 Passion for Social Justice Leads Her to Public Interest Law

April 7, 2016

Social justice was a large part of Lorena Slomanson’s childhood, which included working on political campaigns, attending demonstrations and volunteering.

It’s no wonder that the 2003 Thomas...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Students Compete in the Jessup International Moot Court Competition

April 5, 2016

From February 25th to February 28th, the Thomas Jefferson School of Law Moot Court Honor Society participated in the 57th annual Phillip C. Jessup...

Professor William Slomanson Op-Ed: "Stolen Valor Act Should Be Revisited.”

April 1, 2016

The following Op-Ed piece by Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor William Slomanson appeared in the March 31, 2016 edition of the San Diego Union Tribune:

Xavier Alvarez and...

C-SPAN Coverage of Professor Marjorie Cohn’s Book “Drones and Targeted Killing.”

March 28, 2016

Book Discussion on Drones and Targeted Killing. Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Marjorie Cohn talked about her book Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral, and Geopolitical Issues, in...

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to Teach in Thomas Jefferson School of Law 2016 Study Abroad Program

March 22, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law announced today that U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas will participate in its Study Abroad program taking place June 26 - July 21, 2016. Justice...

Center for Sports Law Director Jeremy Evans: “We can be sure the league will clarify the use of stickum going forward"

March 21, 2016

The NBA is now reviewing an incident involving Houston Rockets Center Dwight Howard who admitted to using ‘Stickum’ spray during Saturday’s game in Atlanta. In fact, he admitted to using the...

Dean Thomas Guernsey and CFO Nancy Vu.

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Chief Financial Officer Named CFO of the Year

March 17, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Nancy Vu was awarded the distinction of CFO of the Year in the education category at the San Diego Business...