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Latest commentary on President Trump's travel ban by Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Emerita Marjorie Cohn

March 20, 2017

After a federal district court judge and a unanimous three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Donald Trump's Executive Order (EO) instituting a travel ban was likely...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Students Achieve Victories, Awards and Praise in the Jessup International Moot Court Competition

March 17, 2017

Last month, Thomas Jefferson School of Law students participated in the 58th annual Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, Pacific regional in Portland, Oregon.  To read more...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Welcomes Dean Joan Bullock

March 16, 2017

SAN DIEGO, CA 3/16/17 - Thomas Jefferson School of Law welcomes Joan Bullock as its new President and Dean beginning on July 1, 2017.

Dean Joan R.M. Bullock has over twenty years of law...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law mentioned in Washington Post story on fossils

March 15, 2017

At first, the bones are hard to see in the chunk of fused pebbles that Patrick Sena is holding. But in a minute they appear: a piece of jaw with a yellowing tooth, and a bleached femur whose round...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Ilene Durst interviewed by CBS 8 News on President Trump's revised travel ban

March 14, 2017

California's attorney general has announced he will join the list of plaintiffs fighting against the Trump administration's revised travel ban.  Washington state's attorney general Bob Ferguson...

Congratulations to Randy Mize '87 for being named the new County of San Diego Public Defender!

March 13, 2017

The Public Defender’s Office will soon have a new leader. Randy Mize, who rose through the ranks of the department to an executive role over the past 29 years, will become the County’s top Public...

Congratulations to Judge Michele M. Castillo '99 for being named Woman of the Year by the California Legislative Women's Caucus!

March 10, 2017

Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin recognized Ventura County Superior Court's first Latina judge in an annual Woman of the Year conference in Sacramento. To read more,...

Professor Kevin J. Greene Speaks at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

March 8, 2017

Last month, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Kevin J. Greene, at the invitation of the Center for Intellectual Property at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law,...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Hosts 17th Annual Women and the Law Conference, Pursuing Inclusion: Diversity in the Workplace

March 2, 2017

Last month, Thomas Jefferson School of Law hosted the 17th Annual Women and the Law Conference. This year's theme was entitled, "Pursuing Inclusion: Diversity in the Workplace." To read more,...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Kevin J. Greene interviewed by Wired on memes and intellectual property law.

March 1, 2017

Gather round, ye olds, and thrill to a tale of yore. Summer 2014, to be exact. The place? Vine (RIP). The hero? A Chicago teenager calling herself Peaches Monroee, who uploaded a video in which...