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Spiegelman CA Supreme Court

Moot Court Members at California Supreme Court Hear Professor Spiegelman Argue Capital Case

November 11, 2011

Four members of the Moot Court Honor Society traveled to San Francisco to hear their faculty advisor Professor Paul J. Spiegelman argue a death penalty appeal before the California Supreme Court...


MSA Eid Dinner Panel on Faith & Practice

November 11, 2011

By Muslim Law Student Association

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.

These were the three aspects addressed during the Eid Dinner Panel on Faith &...


TJSL Named Top Fulbright Scholarship Producer

November 4, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law has been named one of this year’s Fulbright Scholarship "Top Producers”  by the Institute of International Education and the Fulbright Program’s sponsor, the U.S....


TJSL 5th in Nation in Externship Opportunities

November 1, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law has been ranked in the top 5 for externship opportunities by National Jurist Magazine.

TJSL's 5th-place ranking is based on the ratio of externships the...

Seton Hall

Professor Bisom-Rapp Participates In Seton Hall Law Forum

November 1, 2011

On October 28th and 29th, Professor Susan Bisom-Rapp served as a senior commentator at Seton Hall University School of Law’s Sixth Annual Employment and Labor Law Young Scholars’ Forum. The...

Byrnes' Electronic Book

Dean Byrnes' Anti-Money Laundering Electronic Book a Success

November 1, 2011

Associate Dean William H. Byrnes and Dr. Robert J. Munro, who both teach in TJSL’s online International Tax & Financial Services LL.M. program, have just co-authored an online publication...


CLIMB’s “Culture Night” at TJSL

October 31, 2011

CLIMB’s first “Culture Night,” presented by 2L Alex Partida, kicked off to a great start.  TJSL students joined students from the Crawford Law Academy for an enlightening interactive...

Armenian Genocide

Moral Courage Symposium: The Armenian Genocide

October 31, 2011

As part of a more than week-long San Diego State University educational program called the “Symposium on Moral Courage,” Thomas Jefferson School of Law hosted a lecture on the Armenian Genocide...

Breaking News! Zombies Invade TJSL!

Breaking News! Zombies Invade TJSL!

October 31, 2011

The Thomas Jefferson School of Law was invaded by zombies on Monday, October 31!

Witnesses identified the invading zombies as Dean Rudy Hasl, Professor Steve Semeraro, Professor  Bill...


New TJSL Campus Reaps Two Prestigious “Orchid” Awards

October 27, 2011

The new campus of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law added two prestigious “Orchids” to its growing collection of recognitions at the 2011 Orchids & Onions Awards Ceremony on the evening of...