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Experts Talk Tribal Sovereign Immunity & Tribal Courts

Experts Talk Tribal Sovereign Immunity & Tribal Courts

October 15, 2013

"Don't ever speak to Indians about the law - talk justice with them.  Laws have taken their land and children." Those were the frank words of the Honorable Anthony J. Brandenburg, a 1979...

William Byrnes & Jason Fiske Present on "Flipping the Classroom" at CaliBUG 2013

October 14, 2013

TJSL Associate Dean for Graduate and Distance Education Programs William Byrnes and Program Director Jason Fiske '08 stirred interest with their presentation on the topic of "flipping the...

The 18th Annual Alumni Golf Tournament

October 14, 2013

The 18th Annual Thomas Jefferson School of Law Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament held at Sycuan Golf Resort on Friday, October 11 raised scholarship money for TJSL students who provide pro bono...

TJSL Alumna Being Honored by The San Diego Business Journal

October 10, 2013

Congratulations to TJSL Almna Emily Lough ‘07, corporate counsel at Maxwell Technologies on being selected as a finalist for the General Counsel Awards.  

The San Diego Business Journal...

 Transactional Law Panel

BLS & IPL Association Host Transactional Law Panel

October 9, 2013

By Alexander Green BLS Vice President 

The Business Law Society (BLS) and the Intellectual Property Law Association (IPLA) recently brought six...

California Women Lawyers Honor Lilys McCoy

October 7, 2013

San Diego attorney Lilys McCoy, who is the Director of the Solo Practice Concentration and Lawyer Incubator Program at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, will be honored on Thursday, Oct. 10, by the...

TJSL Externship Program Is Ranked Among Top 20 in Nation

TJSL Externship Program Is Ranked Among Top 20 in Nation

October 7, 2013

Thomas Jefferson School of Law once again has earned recognition for having one of the top externship programs in the nation. TJSL's 18th place ranking in the September issue of the National...

6th Annual Alumni Association Judicial Officers Mixer

Annual Alumni Assoc. Judicial Officers Mixer Presents "Incredible Opportunity"

October 4, 2013

In a long standing tradition, retired Superior Court Commissioner Gary Bloch '81 gathered distinguished guests from the state and federal benches to mingle with TJSL students, faculty and alumni...

Daniel Dowling

Daniel Dowling Wins Georgia State University IP Student Writing Competition

October 3, 2013

TJSL student Daniel Dowling says he was “thrilled” to find out he was a finalist in the Georgia State University Intellectual Property Writing Competition,  but was “ecstatic” to find out “that I...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Honored as "Diversity Pipeline Architect" by CLEO

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Honored as "Diversity Pipeline Architect" by CLEO

October 2, 2013

The Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) Council recognized...