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Armenian Genocide

Moral Courage Symposium: The Armenian Genocide

October 31, 2011

As part of a more than week-long San Diego State University educational program called the “Symposium on Moral Courage,” Thomas Jefferson School of Law hosted a lecture on the Armenian Genocide...

Breaking News! Zombies Invade TJSL!

Breaking News! Zombies Invade TJSL!

October 31, 2011

The Thomas Jefferson School of Law was invaded by zombies on Monday, October 31!

Witnesses identified the invading zombies as Dean Rudy Hasl, Professor Steve Semeraro, Professor  Bill...


New TJSL Campus Reaps Two Prestigious “Orchid” Awards

October 27, 2011

The new campus of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law added two prestigious “Orchids” to its growing collection of recognitions at the 2011 Orchids & Onions Awards Ceremony on the evening of...

Alumni Golf Tournament

VLAC is Big Winner of Alumni Golf Tournament

October 25, 2011

The 16th Annual Thomas Jefferson School of Law Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament fielded winners in several categories on Friday, Oct. 21, but the biggest winner of all is the TJSL Veterans...

La Raza Dinner

TJSL Represented at the La Raza Scholarship Dinner

October 25, 2011

The San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association Scholarship Awards Dinner brought together members of the Latino legal community for an evening of recognition on Friday, October 21, at The Hard Rock...

SABA Awards

Two TJSL Students, Law School Honored by SABA

October 25, 2011

Two Thomas Jefferson School of Law students, Aarti Kumar and Kajal Chowdhury, both 2L’s, received scholarship awards Saturday night, October 22, at the SABA-San Diego Annual Dinner & Awards...

Commissioner Gary Bloch '81 and Judge Browder Willis '83

TJSL's Annual Judicial Officers Mixer is a Hit

October 24, 2011

One thing the law students who attended TJSL’s annual Judicial Officers Mixer learned is that judges don’t bite.

“No, they don’t bite,” said 2L Lindsay Volk. “It’s nice to see the...

Entertainment Law Conference

Judge Mathis to Moderate Panel at TJSL Entertainment Law Conference

October 24, 2011

TJSL is hosting an exciting entertainment law seminar on Saturday, November 12, with some important players in the industry coming to the law school to present. Nationally syndicated TV judge,  ...

9-11 Perspectives

Two TJSL Professors to Speak at 9-11 Perspectives Conference Here

October 24, 2011

Two Thomas Jefferson School of Law professors are speaking at a November 3 panel discussion ”Perspectives: International Law & Security After 9/11.”  TJSL faculty members Professor Bill...

BCS Conference

TJSL Hosts Major Sports Law Conference on the BCS and Big-Time College Football

October 20, 2011

The first event organized by TJSL’s new Center for Sports Law and Policy is taking on a major topic: the college football Bowl Championship Series (the BCS) and the future of big-time college...