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New Orleans

TJSL Team Presents in New Orleans

July 25, 2012

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Assistant Director of Student Services Angela Bayne, Director of Student Services  Lisa Ferreira and TJSL alumna Diane Alkais ’08, Director of Student Services at...

Patent Pilot Program

TJSL Selected for U.S. Patent Pilot Program

July 23, 2012

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has selected Thomas Jefferson School of Law to participate in its Patent Law School Clinic Certification Pilot Program, making TJSL the only...

Steve Semeraro Contest

Professor Steve Semeraro Wins Writer's Competition

July 16, 2012

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Steve Semeraro has won the first ever Journal of Legal Education Fiction Contest (JLE), sponsored by Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles and judged by...

Stand Down

TJSL Students Stand Up for Veterans at Stand Down

July 13, 2012

“As long as you have a robe, you’re all set no matter where you are,” said Superior Court Commissioner Kelly Doblado, who was holding court on a handball court at Stand Down 2012 on July 13.  “...

Beth Caldwell Soros Fellowship

TJSL Professor Beth Caldwell Named Soros Justice Fellow

July 10, 2012

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Faculty Fellow Beth Caldwell has been honored as a recipient of a 2012 Soros Justice Fellowship from Open Society Foundations, headquartered in New York.


New Appointments

Appointments for TJSL Law Clinic / New Solo Practice Programs

July 5, 2012

Two experienced San Diego attorneys are joining the staff of Thomas Jefferson School of Law in key positions involving the school’s law clinic and new solo practice programs.  Dean Rudy Hasl has...

Julie Greenberg Blog

Professor Julie Greenberg's NYU Press BLog

July 2, 2012

Professor Julie Greenberg, who is an internationally respected scholar and expert on issues involving sex and gender identity, has posted a blog on the website of the NYU Press, publisher of her...

Prof. Bisom-Rapp in Philadelphia

Professor Bisom-Rapp in Philadelphia for ILERA World Congress

July 2, 2012

Professor Susan Bisom-Rapp  spent Independence Day in Philadelphia, where she attended the International Labour and Employment Relations Association’s World Congress, which ran from July 2nd – 5th...

Supreme Court Affordable Health Care

TJSL Professors React to SCOTUS Ruling on Affordable Care Act

June 28, 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling on June 28 that largely upholds the Affordable Care Act of 2010 has TJSL professors expressing their views as they analyze the majority and dissenting opinions...

Professor Vandevelde at Oxford

Professor Kenneth Vandevelde Lectures at Oxford

June 27, 2012

Professor Kenneth Vandevelde is speaking at a one-day conference at Oxford University June 28, addressing the question whether international economic law impairs the ability of governments to...