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Thomas Jefferson School of Law Small Business Law Center Now Accepting Clients

August 24, 2011

TJSL’s latest legal assistance clinic, The Small Business Law Center (SBLC), is now accepting clients. The SBLC will help underserved local businesses and support community economic development...

Schwabach Fulbright

Professor Schwabach to Serve as Fulbright Peer Reviewer

August 23, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Aaron Schwabach has been selected to serve on the Law Peer Review Committee for the Fulbright Specialist Program during the 2011 review term.


Moot Court Intra

Moot Court Intra-Team Championship

August 23, 2011

By Professor Paul Spiegelman On Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21 the Moot Court Honor Society held the oral argument portion of its second annual Intra-Team Championship. The overall...

The Touchscreens Are Your Friends

The Touchscreens Are Your Friends

August 19, 2011

Wondering where your classroom or professor’s office is?  Hungry for a bite to eat but don’t know the good restaurants in our neighborhood?  Looking for an opportunity to meet fellow students at...


A Summer in Kosovo

August 18, 2011

by Marshal Lurtz, 2L

This summer, I studied International Law with Professor William Slomanson at Pristina University in Kosovo. Notwithstanding the minimal dormitory accommodations,...

Orchids & Onions

TJSL Nominated for Orchids and Onions Awards

August 15, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law has been nominated for the 2011 Orchids and Onions, the annual awards presented by the San Diego Architectural Foundation.

There are a number of...

Welcome New Fall 2011 Students

August 15, 2011

“It’s exciting - I’m ready to get started,” said Justin VandenAkker, no doubt expressing the thoughts of many in TJSL’s newest class of incoming students, who attended orientation on Saturday,...

Advancement Forum

TJSL Hosts SoCal Law School Advancement Forum

August 8, 2011

TJSL hosted a daylong seminar on Friday, August 5 – the Southern California Advancement Forum 2011. It was an exchange of ideas, experiences and best practices among representatives of Southern...

Peggy Browning Fellows

Two Students Selected as 2011 Peggy Browning Fellows

August 2, 2011

Third-year student Melissa Lewis and second-year student Rane Casalegno have been selected to represent Thomas Jefferson School of Law at the 13th Annual National Law Students Workers’ Rights...