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Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Emerita Marjorie Cohn: How Justice Scalia's Absence Has Affected the Supreme Court

July 5, 2016

If Justice Antonin Scalia had survived to participate in the remainder of the 2015-2016 Supreme Court term, his vote would have made a significant difference in the resolution of several cases....

Professor Alex Kreit interviewed by Cleveland's Sun News on Ohio Medical Marijuana law

June 30, 2016

When Ohio's medical marijuana law takes effect Sept. 8, people can possess and use the drug without going to jail. But the new law doesn't specify where people can get marijuana. Lawmakers have...

Michele M. Castillo '99 appointed by CA Governor Brown to the Ventura County Superior Court as one of its newest judges

June 28, 2016

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Michele M. Castillo to a judgeship in the Ventura County Superior Court.

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Elizabeth Atkins '15 Wins 2016 Marshall Schulman Student Writing Competition

June 27, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law today announced Elizabeth Atkins, a 2015 cum laude graduate, won the 2016 Marshall M. Schulman Student Writing Competition. The contest was sponsored by the Criminal...

Congratulations to Adrieannette Ciccone '13 being named among the National Bar Association's "40 Under 40 Nation's Best Advocates"

June 24, 2016

The National Bar Association (“NBA”) has announced the 2016 recipients of its “40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates” awards. The awards recognize the nation’s top lawyers under the age 40 who...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Director of the Center for Law and Intellectual Property Julie Cromer-Young interviewed on Identity Theft

June 23, 2016

Identity theft occurs when someone gains unauthorized access to your personally identifying information – such as your name, Social Security Number (SSN), or bank account information – and uses it...

"Murder" 101 at Thomas Jefferson School of Law

June 22, 2016

Last month, Thomas Jefferson School of Law was the venue for the end-of-year events connecting the law school and Crawford High School. The Thomas Jefferson School of Law segment of their joint...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Director of Career Services Jeffrey Chinn's article featured in the latest SDCBA edition of "For the Record"

June 21, 2016

As a former intern supervisor, June always meant an influx of summer associates and interns. Their challenge is to turn a “good” summer job into a “great” summer job. The key is following simple...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Steven Berenson interviewed by KPBS on Child Support Collection

June 20, 2016

When it comes to handing out child support payments, San Diego is outperforming other large counties in California. Data from the state Department of Child Support Services show that San Diego...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor KJ Greene interviewed by KUSI on the "Stairway to Heaven" lawsuit

June 16, 2016

There is a lawsuit against Led Zeppelin for their song "Stairway to Heaven" from a band called Spirit. To watch interview, click...