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Sun Cycle

TJSL’s Website Changes with the Times

September 19, 2011

After spending 16 hours at work, making 15 trips to the roof of the Palms Hotel across the street from TJSL and shooting more than 100 photos of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s exterior,...

Crystal Award

TJSL Staircase Earns Award Recognition from Glass Magazine

September 19, 2011

The new Thomas Jefferson School of Law building has become one of downtown San Diego’s most impressive pieces of architecture and continues to earn award recognition to prove it. This month,...


Legendary Activist Tom Hayden Appears at TJSL

September 19, 2011

It’s not every day students at TJSL get to hear from a genuine legend on campus, but that was the case on Friday, September 16 when political activist Tom Hayden appeared at the law school....

Pro Slo Milestone

Professor Slomanson Reaches Scholarly Milestone

September 9, 2011

Professor William Slomanson has just achieved a pinnacle of scholarly endeavor. His various publications (148) have been cited over 1,000 times (now numbering 1,034). His work has also been...

French American Event

TJSL Hosts French-American Event

September 2, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law once again took on a strong international flavor as the San Diego French-American Chamber of Commerce (SDFACC) met at TJSL on August 31.

It was a...

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...