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BCS Conference

Center for Sports Law & Policy Schedules its First Major Event

October 18, 2011

The first event at TJSL’s new Center for Sports Law and Policy is taking on a major topic: the college football Bowl Championship Series (the BCS) and the future of big-time college football....

ProSlo in Ireland

Professor Slomanson Represents TJSL at Conference in Ireland

October 17, 2011

The American Bar Association International Section held its fall 2011 conference in Belfast and Dublin, attended by over 1,000 judges, lawyers, and professors from sixty countries. TJSL was...

TJSL Alumnus Keith Bremer Listed Among California's Top 100 Lawyers

October 12, 2011

By Rory McNea, Communications Office Student Assistant

“My experience in law school is really the foundation/cornerstone of my firm and my career.  I had a great...

ADR Team

ADR Society Teams Perform Well In Entertainment Law Negotiation Competition

October 10, 2011

By Professor Paul Spiegelman

On September 30 through October 3, three teams from Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Alternate Dispute Resolution Society (ADR) traveled to Los...

LatCrit Conference

TJSL Hosts LatCrit Dinner on the Eighth Floor Terrace

October 7, 2011

It was like dining on top of the world – the view was spectacular!

Thomas Jefferson School of Law hosted a dinner Thursday evening, October 6 for the Sixteenth Annual LatCrit...

Slomanson Vinson

Lorena Slomanson ’03 Lands Aboard the USS Carl Vinson

October 6, 2011

TJSL grad Lorena Slomanson '03 is flying high these days – literally. She recently participated in a two-day "Distinguished Visitor Embark" aboard the USS Carl Vinson, hosted by the Commander of...


CLIMB Program Attracts Much Student Interest

October 3, 2011

A good turnout of TJSL students came to see what the CLIMB Program is all about on Friday, September 30. There were more than 35 of them at the organizational.

CLIMB is the Crawford...

Semeraro Pro Sports Antitrust

Professor Semeraro at Pro Sports Antitrust Panel in LA

September 30, 2011

TJSL Professor Steven Semeraro was one of the featured speakers on the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s “All-Pro” panel on Friday, Sept. 30, that addressed antitrust and labor issues in...


TJSL at Crawford High School

September 27, 2011

Written by Clinton Minus 2L TJSL is now in its second year of an association with Crawford High School, exemplified by the  Crawford Legal Institute & Mentorship Bond Program (...

The inaugural Sports Law Negotiation Competition

Inaugural NSLNC Scores Big Win with Participants

September 26, 2011

A team from Southwestern Law School beat 19 teams from across the nation to capture the title of “Champion” at the inaugural National Sports Law Negotiation Competition (NSLNC) & Symposium...