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New Building Photos

Latest Photos from New Campus

November 8, 2010

Here are the latest interior photos of Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s new downtown campus at 1155 Island Avenue.

The 2nd floor classrooms are really taking shape with the new desks...

Co-Curricular Reception

TJSL Honors Student Leaders, Law Review and Competition Teams

November 5, 2010

“This is one of my favorite events,”said Associate Dean Eric Mitnick, to the crowd that gathered the evening of November 4 for the annual Co-Curricular Reception. “This is where the vibrancy and...

Golf Tournament

TJSL Alumni & Friends Golf Tourney Benefits Veterans Legal Clinic

November 2, 2010

Nearly 90 TJSL alumni, students, staff, faculty and friends of the law school got together at the Riverwalk Golf Course on Friday, October 15, for an afternoon of fun and to support the TJSL...

Ben Aguilar

Ben Aguilar Joins Equal Justice Works’ National Advisory Committee

October 29, 2010

Third year law student, Ben Aguilar, has been appointed to a 2-year position on the National Advisory Committee of Equal Justice Works, a prominent public interest law organization based in...

Wine, Cheese

Wine, Cheese and Judge's Pet Peeves

October 25, 2010

Wine, Cheese and Judge’s Pet Peeves was a great way to spend a Friday evening for a group of TJSL students who came to the Phi Alpha Delta-Black Law Students Association event on October 22....

Judicial Mixer

Judicial Mixer a Great Success

October 22, 2010

“This is a great event, I love it,” said Superior Court Judge Patricia Garcia as she walked in to the TJSL Alumni Association Judicial Officers Mixer held on October 21 in the Law Library...

Prop 19

Prop 19 Marijuana Debate Stirs Big Interest

October 21, 2010

“If Proposition 19 passes, we won’t have marijuana stores on every corner,” said Danesh Tandon, one of the panelists in favor of the ballot measure that would legalize marijuana in California if...

Mock Trial Team Members

TJSL Mock Trial Team Has a Strong Performance

October 18, 2010

Inspiration and Motivation: The TJSL Mock Trial Team tied for third place at this weekend’s SDDL (San Diego Defense Lawyers) Competition.

By Vako Artinian, 2L, TJSL Mock Trial Team...

Professor Cohn elected to SALT Board of Governors

Professor Cohn Elected to SALT Board of Governors

October 14, 2010

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Marjorie Cohn has been elected to the Board of Governors of the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT).

"The Society of American Law Teachers...

DUI Seminar

Anatomy of a DUI Case

October 13, 2010

By Martin Stratte 2L

Thomas Jefferson School of Law students got the opportunity to learn the how-to’s of DUI representation from practicing attorneys at a seminar on Tuesday...