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TRIPS Symposium at TJSL

April 11, 2011

Mostly Controversy By Eric Bernsen, 2L.

Last Friday, TJSL’s Center for Law and Intellectual Property (CLIP) and the IP Fellows Program hosted a standing-room only symposium which...

Sports Law

9th Annual Sports Law Symposium is a Hit

April 11, 2011

The 9th Annual Sports Law Symposium at TJSL on April 9 drew a large audience and covered up to the minute issues in the world of sports and representation of athletes.

The event was...

PILF Auction

PILF Auction is "Extraordinaire"

April 8, 2011

The 2011 Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) “Silent Auction Extraordinaire – A Night Under the Stars” lived up to its name and then some.  The lobby of the law school was elegantly decorated...

Diversity Week

Diversity Week at TJSL

April 8, 2011

Diversity Week 2011 at Thomas Jefferson School of Law was one of the most action-packed ever. There were at least a dozen events on campus connected with TJSL’s commitment to and celebration of...

VLAC Donation

TJSL Veterans Clinic Receives Donation from Local Foundation

March 31, 2011

Professor Steve Berenson, the Director of the TJSL’s Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic (VLAC), received a donation of $1500 from the Give Something Back Foundation, the charitable arm of the office...


NCLR a Complete Success

March 31, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law hosted the National Conference of Law Reviews (NCLR) through Saturday April 2. Every year NCLR brings together the management of student run law journals from law...

German Scholar

Renowned German Scholar to Speak at TJSL

March 28, 2011

Professor Susan Bisom-Rapp is pleased to announce that Professor Manfred Weiss will give a lunchtime talk on Thursday, April 21 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. in room 227 of the Thomas Jefferson...

Admitted Students

TJSL Holds Admitted Students Open House

March 28, 2011

It was the first Admitted Students Open House since TJSL moved into its new downtown campus – a chance to show the law school's new digs - and the students were really impressed with the...


Funny Guy on Campus Mike Green is the 2011 LAF-OFF winner!

March 25, 2011

Mike Green, 2L, did Thomas Jefferson School of Law proud on Thursday night by winning the 2011 LAF-Off presented by the San Diego Volunteer Lawyers Program! Green brought down the house down...

DA Dumanis Runs for Mayor

D.A. Bonnie Dumanis ’76 Announces Run for Mayor

March 23, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law alumna and San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis has officially announced her plans to run for Mayor of San Diego in 2012. Dumanis, who began her...