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National Sports Negotiation Competition and Symposium Coming to TJSL

September 23, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law is hosting the first National Sports Law Negotiation Competition that will bring 15 law schools and 40 competitors from around the country to San Diego the weekend...

First Place: “East Village at Night”  photo by Sherwin Laranga

Award Winning Photographers at TJSL!

September 23, 2011

Two of TJSL’s finest took first and second place awards at the 2011 East Village Photo Contest  at a ceremony held at Basic Urban Kitchen & Bar on Wednesday, September 14.

TJSL Art...

Professor Dennis Saccuzzo being interviewed by the press

Professor Dennis Saccuzzo’s Chess Match Challenge

September 23, 2011

“Just trying to stay alive” were the words uttered by law student Jonathon Connolly and those same words appeared to represent the general consensus of all 12 law student competitors after only 15...


SEB and TJSL Announce Joint Study Abroad and LL.M. Program

September 22, 2011

The Brazilian Educational System SA (SEB) and the LL.M. Program of Thomas Jefferson School of Law (TJSL) have signed an agreement to start Study Abroad and LL.M. programs in both Brazil and the...

Hallie Tremaine

TJSL Alumna Helps with Guantanamo Terrorist Trials

September 21, 2011

TJSL alumna Hallie Tremaine ’10 recently found herself at the Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba – the place where suspected terrorists and detainees from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are being held,...

Sun Cycle

TJSL’s Website Changes with the Times

September 19, 2011

After spending 16 hours at work, making 15 trips to the roof of the Palms Hotel across the street from TJSL and shooting more than 100 photos of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s exterior,...

Crystal Award

TJSL Staircase Earns Award Recognition from Glass Magazine

September 19, 2011

The new Thomas Jefferson School of Law building has become one of downtown San Diego’s most impressive pieces of architecture and continues to earn award recognition to prove it. This month,...


Legendary Activist Tom Hayden Appears at TJSL

September 19, 2011

It’s not every day students at TJSL get to hear from a genuine legend on campus, but that was the case on Friday, September 16 when political activist Tom Hayden appeared at the law school....

Pro Slo Milestone

Professor Slomanson Reaches Scholarly Milestone

September 9, 2011

Professor William Slomanson has just achieved a pinnacle of scholarly endeavor. His various publications (148) have been cited over 1,000 times (now numbering 1,034). His work has also been...

French American Event

TJSL Hosts French-American Event

September 2, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law once again took on a strong international flavor as the San Diego French-American Chamber of Commerce (SDFACC) met at TJSL on August 31.

It was a...