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Thomas Jefferson School of Law Center for Criminal Law and Policy Director Alex Kreit's Published Op-Ed in the San Diego Union Tribune

November 28, 2016

A decade ago, many people saw marijuana legalization as a fringe issue, not a serious policy question. This year, voters in four states passed legalization ballot measures and the development has...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Professor of Law Aaron Schwabach on KPBS Midday Edition

November 23, 2016

It does look stormy early in the week or from knee-jerk reaction to a possible ballot measure. It just two weeks supposed to California to secede from the United States that collects it has moved...

Alumni Profile: Joel Matteson '08, In-House Counsel for Barlean's

November 18, 2016

What year did you graduate? 2008. 

Please describe your journey from law school to where you are now. After graduating from Thomas Jefferson School of Law...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Moot Court Intra-School Competition a Success!

November 15, 2016

On October 28-29, 2016, Thomas Jefferson School of Law held its annual Intra-school Moot Court Competition. Each year, the law school in conjunction with the Moot Court Honor Society holds this...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Continues Providing Legal Services to Veterans in Need

November 11, 2016

The Thomas Jefferson School of Law Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic (TJVLAC) is presently working with approximately 60 residents, alumni, and affiliates of the Veterans Village of San Diego...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Makes History: First All African-American Women Law Review Managing Board in California

November 2, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law is proud to announce its very first all African-American Women Managing Law Review Board. To read more,...

Alumni Association Honor Judge Burns and Commissioner Bloch at 9th Annual Judicial Mixer and Alumni Awards Reception

October 28, 2016

On October 13th, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Alumni Association honored United States District Court Judge Larry Burns with the Judicial Service Award and retired San Diego Superior Court...

Judge F. Dino Inumerable

Judge F. Dino Inumerable '94: First Filipino American Judge appointed in Ventura County

October 26, 2016

In celebration of Filipino American History Month in October, we would like showcase the profile interview of the first Filipino American judge appointed in Ventura County, 1994 alum Superior...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Begins Search for Dean and President

October 25, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law invites applications and nominations for the position of President and Dean of the Law School.  To read more,...

The San Diego Union-Tribune

San Diego Union Tribune Coverage of Ex-Death Row Inmate Juan Melendez Event

October 21, 2016

Juan Melendez repeats the numbers often: 17 years, eight months, one day. That’s how long he spent on Florida’s death row, having been convicted of a killing he did not commit. Since he was...