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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...

La Raza Event

Who Disciplines Lawyers?

October 11, 2010

“It sounds scary, but it’s comforting too,” said 3L Erica Gonzalez, after she attended “Who Disciplines Attorneys” at TJSL, an event presented by La Raza Students Association on Monday,...


Professor Bisom-Rapp Becomes Faculty Affiliate of UCSD Center

October 8, 2010

Professor Susan Bisom-Rapp has accepted an invitation to become a Faculty Affiliate of the University of California - San Diego's Center for Research on Gender in the Professions.


ADR Team Competition

ADR Team Excels

October 4, 2010

The TJSL Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) team of Katie Tooma and Vikram Monder, coached by Trisha Bryniczka and Andrea Rodriguez,  placed third in this weekend's First Annual Entertainment...

New Building

Downtown Campus Comes to Life

September 24, 2010

From Renderings to Reality!

The artist's renderings of the new Thomas Jefferson School of Law Downtown Campus are coming to life.

The latest...

FIT Membership

TJSL Dean Announces Fitness Club Membership for All

September 22, 2010

“With the relocation of the School to the East Village area and consistent with the desire to create a healthy life style and environment for members of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law...

Prof Herrera Appointed

Professor Herrera Named to Statewide Judicial Committee

September 17, 2010

Professor Luz Herrera of Thomas Jefferson School of Law has been appointed to the Sargent Shriver Civil Counsel Act Implementation Committee.

Named for the father of California First...

VLAC Fellowship

Veterans Clinic Awarded Fellowship

September 13, 2010

Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic (VLAC), working in conjunction with the San Diego Office of the Primary Public Defender, has been awarded an Equal Justice Works...

Paleo Party

The Bones are Back!

September 10, 2010

The mammoth and whale bones unearthed during the excavation of the new Thomas Jefferson School of Law downtown campus in February of 2009 were on display during a special event at the San Diego...