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Student Org Fair

Student Organization Fair Rocks the House

September 1, 2011

Judging by the Student Organization Fair held on Thursday, September 1, this is going to be a fantastic year for the student groups who were signing up new members.

The place was...

Keys to Success

Keys to Success in Law Practice

August 31, 2011

“This is a stellar panel,” Associate Dean Jeff Joseph said as he introduced the three speakers from the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) who spoke at TJSL on Wednesday, August 31. “You...

Sailboat Race

Dean Hasl & Crew Win Sailboat Race

August 29, 2011

To Dean Rudy Hasl’s many accolades, you can add one more: winning sailboat captain!

Dean Hasl and his 40-foot sailboat “Hasl Free” won the prestigious Port Captain’s Race Around Bishop’s...

SVA Chapter

TJSL Forms Student Veterans Chapter

August 29, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law now has a chapter of Student Veterans of America (SVA), a national organization.

The president of the new Jefferson Chapter of the SVA is 2L Nicole Heffel, a...

Teacher Layoffs

Teacher Layoffs Issue Discussed at CLSJ Event

August 26, 2011

The Center for Law and Social Justice (CLSJ), in conjunction with the San Diego Lawyer chapter of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy, held a panel at Thomas Jefferson School of...


Thomas Jefferson School of Law Small Business Law Center Now Accepting Clients

August 24, 2011

TJSL’s latest legal assistance clinic, The Small Business Law Center (SBLC), is now accepting clients. The SBLC will help underserved local businesses and support community economic development...

Schwabach Fulbright

Professor Schwabach to Serve as Fulbright Peer Reviewer

August 23, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Aaron Schwabach has been selected to serve on the Law Peer Review Committee for the Fulbright Specialist Program during the 2011 review term.


Moot Court Intra

Moot Court Intra-Team Championship

August 23, 2011

By Professor Paul Spiegelman On Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21 the Moot Court Honor Society held the oral argument portion of its second annual Intra-Team Championship. The overall...

The Touchscreens Are Your Friends

The Touchscreens Are Your Friends

August 19, 2011

Wondering where your classroom or professor’s office is?  Hungry for a bite to eat but don’t know the good restaurants in our neighborhood?  Looking for an opportunity to meet fellow students at...


A Summer in Kosovo

August 18, 2011

by Marshal Lurtz, 2L

This summer, I studied International Law with Professor William Slomanson at Pristina University in Kosovo. Notwithstanding the minimal dormitory accommodations,...