2016 Archive - Faculty News

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Center for Criminal Law and Policy Director Alex Kreit interviewed on the DEA, Marijuana and Drug Class Restrictions.

The federal government has declined to downgrade marijuana’s classification as a dangerous drug with high potential for abuse and no...
By | August 18, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Director of Clinical Externship & Pro Bono Programs Judybeth Tropp quoted in Voice of San Diego

Before a law student can become a lawyer in California, he or she must make it through the toughest bar exam in the nation.A new bill...
By | August 5, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Emerita Marjorie Cohn's latest commentary featured in The Hill

As in many cities around the country, Black Lives Matter held a demonstration in Dallas to protest the police shootings of two more black...
By | July 25, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Emerita Marjorie Cohn: Bahamas has issued travel advice specifically for black men visiting US

The Bahamas has officially warned young black men to “exercise extreme caution” when visiting the US after a week in which two black men...
By | July 11, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Appoints Two New Associate Deans

Thomas Jefferson School of Law today announced the appointment of two new associate deans. Professor Susan Bisom-Rapp will become the...
By | July 8, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Emerita Marjorie Cohn: How Justice Scalia's Absence Has Affected the Supreme Court

If Justice Antonin Scalia had survived to participate in the remainder of the 2015-2016 Supreme Court term, his vote would have made a...
By | July 5, 2016

Professor Alex Kreit interviewed by Cleveland's Sun News on Ohio Medical Marijuana law

When Ohio's medical marijuana law takes effect Sept. 8, people can possess and use the drug without going to jail. But the new law doesn't...
By | June 30, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Director of the Center for Law and Intellectual Property Julie Cromer-Young interviewed on Identity Theft

Identity theft occurs when someone gains unauthorized access to your personally identifying information – such as your name, Social...
By | June 23, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Steven Berenson interviewed by KPBS on Child Support Collection

When it comes to handing out child support payments, San Diego is outperforming other large counties in California. Data from the state...
By | June 20, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor KJ Greene interviewed by KUSI on the "Stairway to Heaven" lawsuit

There is a lawsuit against Led Zeppelin for their song "Stairway to Heaven" from a band called Spirit. To watch interview, click here.
By | June 16, 2016