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First Day of Classes!

Class Is In Session!

January 18, 2011

Danai Mhembere was the first student to walk into Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s new campus on the first day of classes in the new building on Tuesday, January 18!

She was thrilled...


Spring 2011 Orientation

January 14, 2011

“You are the first class to enter the latest, greatest law school campus,” said Associate Dean Beth Kransberger as she welcomed the Spring 2011 class of law students to their orientation on...

AALS Meeting

TJSL Makes Strong Showing at AALS Annual Meeting

January 10, 2011

Hundreds of deans, professors, and senior administrators from law schools across the nation, including Thomas Jefferson School of Law, headed to San Francisco from January 5 – 8 for the 2011...

Prof. Cohn Book

Professor Cohn's New Book

January 5, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Marjorie Cohn is the editor and co-author of a new book published by NYU Press,  “Torture and the United States:  Interrogation, Incarceration, and Abuse...

Mandarin Class

TJSL Teaches Mandarin Chinese for Lawyers

December 27, 2010

你 好!(Hello!)

"Nǐ hǎo!" Maria L. Gee said to her Mandarin Chinese class students as she greeted them. She had them at “hello.”

The students really enjoy the China native’s...

December Graduation

TJSL Trustee Robert Ames Honored at December Graduation

December 17, 2010

When Bob Ames joined his first law firm in 1960, the San Diego County Bar association had just 300 members and he was able to buy his entire law library for $19.95.

Ames, the luminary...

Lawyer's Club Scholarship

Catrina Skor Awarded Scholarship at Lawyers Club Luncheon

December 17, 2010

The Lawyers Club of San Diego honored third-year student Catrina Skor on Thursday, Dec. 16, as the first recipient of the Lawyers Club of San Diego Women and the Law Project at Thomas Jefferson...


TJSL Throws a "Monster" Holiday Party

December 9, 2010

“Thomas Jefferson is here tonight as we celebrate this wonderful discovery of Ice Age fossils,” said Dr. Paul Semonin before he screened his film ‘American Monster: the Myth of the Mastodon’ for...

Exam Breakaway

Exam Breakaway Relaxes Students

December 7, 2010

Nothing beats the time between exams for a law student like being fed and fussed over by the school.

That’s what Exam Breakaway is all about. Complete with a buffet of comfort food...

New Lawyers

Congratulations to TJSL's New Attorneys

December 3, 2010

“It’s euphoric,” said Rocky Goodell.

“I’m ecstatic”, said Hallie Tremaine.

“It’s surreal,” said Mary Cheney.

“This is the one defining moment,” said Chris Paulos....