Recent Conferences

  • November 6, 2013
    Large numbers of recently returned veterans from the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan struggle with mental health and substance abuse issues. Some of these veterans end up in the criminal justice system, and strain the ability of the system to provide accountability for wrongdoing while...
  • October 18, 2013
    In the patent world, a troll is an entity that obtains patents for inventions it never intends to market, instead lurking in the shadows to zap purported infringers with patent infringement suits. In the copyright world, so-called "sample trolls" such as Bridgeport Music, are entities...
  • September 20, 2013
    The Thomas Jefferson School of Law will be issuing its first white paper regarding the issue of starting women's intercollegiate football. Universities across the country continue to struggle to comply with Title IX and provide women with opportunities to participate in intercollegiate...
  • September 20, 2013 to September 22, 2013
    The National Sports Law Negotiation Competition (“NSLNC”) is an annual competition and sports law conference hosted by Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California.
  • Women and the Law Conference 2013
    February 8, 2013
    Our 13th annual Women and the Law Conference brought together prestigious jurists and distinguished academics to discuss “HER HONOR: Women in the Judiciary.” The conference reflected on the challenges and achievements of women judges and their effect on their legal systems....
  • Gladiators Conference 2012
    November 10, 2012
    TJSL’s Center for Sports Law & Policy is presenting a daylong conference that will examine the violence and devastating injuries that pervade sports. Speakers will focus on finding solutions at the medical, legal, policy and cultural levels.
  • Music Copyright Terminations
    October 20, 2012
    The 1978 Copyright Act provides that artists can terminate and thereby regain copyrights assigned to record labels and music publishers after thirty-five years from the grant. The first case involved Village People composer Victor Willis, writer of the hit YMCA, and led to a federal district court...
  • National Sports Law Negotiation Competition & Symposium 2012
    September 28, 2012 to September 30, 2012
    Congratulations to the NSLNC 2012 Champion, Oklahoma City University School of Law, team of Jarin Giesler and Cameron Feil and Runner-Up Southwestern Law School, team of Daniel Dib and Cortni Joyner, coached by Faculty Advisor Nyree Gray. Thank you to all NSLNC 2012 Participants.
  • Bricks and Bytes
    March 11, 2012 to March 13, 2012
    This exciting conference will bring school deans, faculty, librarians, architects, and law school information technology professionals from all over the country who are designing or renovating law school space.   “I am very pleased that the School was chosen by the organizing...
  • International Conference on Contracts
    March 2, 2012 to March 3, 2012
    In the fine tradition of previous conferences held at Stetson, UNLV, McGeorge, South Texas, Texas Wesleyan and Gloucester, England, this conference will provide scholars and teachers at all experience levels the opportunity to present, discuss and receive feedback on a wide spectrum of...