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Leslie Alexander '77 Featured in Houston Chronicle Story

July 19, 2017

Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander has put his team up for sale, 24 years after buying it for $85 million. And if recent history is any guide, he's going to get quite the return on his...

Congratulations to Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustee Member L. Tracee Lorens '90 for winning the State Bar of California 2017 Attorney of the Year Award!

July 18, 2017

The State Bar Solo and Small Firm Section is pleased to announce that San Diego County attorney L. Tracee Lorens is the honored recipient of the 2017 Attorney of the Year Award.  The Solo...

Class-action lawsuit filed by Kath Rogers '16 and her partner covered in San Diego Union Tribune

July 18, 2017

A class-action lawsuit filed in federal court Monday is seeking to stop the city of San Diego from ticketing people for having tents and other possessions on public sidewalks. To read more, click...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Fellow and Adjunct Professor of Climate Law & Policy Kath Rogers '16 featured in Voice of San Diego Story

July 17, 2017

A class action filed this weekend urges the city to stop issuing violations against homeless residents using a city code intended to target trash dumpsters. It represents the latest legal move to...

Harrison Gaines '16 interviewed by ESPN

July 17, 2017

When discussing the inner circle of Los Angeles Lakers' rookie point guard Lonzo Ball, his father, LaVar, instantly comes to mind, as do his brothers LiAngelo and LaMelo.

There's another...

Three New Members Appointed to Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustees

July 3, 2017

The Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustees today announced the appointment of L. Tracee Lorens '90, H. Sammy Rihan '96 and Brandon White '05 to the Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board...

Harrison Gaines '16 and Thomas Jefferson School of Law Director, Center for Sports Law & Policy Jeremy Evans '11 featured in Sports Illustrated story.

June 28, 2017

In the eye of the draft hurricane, the NBA's new first family eagerly awaits Adam Silver’s announcement: With the second pick, the Los Angeles Lakers select Lonzo Ball! LaVar ...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Student Bridget Madden (3L) Wins IDEA Student Writing Competition

June 28, 2017

Thomas Jefferson School of Law today announced Bridget Madden, a 3L student, won the 2017 IDEA Student Writing Competition. This competition was organized by IDEA: The Journal of the Franklin...

Marc Kohnen '06 Wins "Chokehold" Case

June 23, 2017

A San Diego jury found Robert Branch III not guilty of all charges related to a May 2015 confrontation with a plainclothes sheriff's detective who put Branch in a hold that rendered him...