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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...

Cyrus Mor '11 recognized by the American Law Society

February 24, 2017

The American Law Society Board of Directors is proud to announce that Cyrus Mor has been accepted as a new member. Cyrus Mor is the founder and owner of the Law Office of Cyrus Mor in California....

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Student Lisa Field (3L)'s article published in ABA's law student blog "Before the Bar"

February 17, 2017

I was in a car on my way to the University of Cincinnati College of Law, and I wondered what I was doing. I live in San Diego. What was I doing in Cincinnati? The short answer is that I was...

Student Spotlight: Apolinar Montero-Sanchez, December Class 2016

February 10, 2017


I interviewed Apolinar “Apollo” last November, one month before he was set to graduate (early and with honors I might add) with the December Class...