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Take a Tour of the TJSL Building

February 15, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law has one of the most professional law school facilities in the nation. The Gold LEED...

TJSL Website Ranked Highly in Study

February 15, 2011

Visitors to the Thomas Jefferson School of Law homepage don’t need to fish around the website to find important information. A...

Lifetime Achievement

Dean Hasl Gets Lifetime Achievement Award

February 15, 2011

In a word, this year’s Thomas Jefferson School of Law Barristers Ball 2011 was elegant.

From the Westgate Hotel’s opulence to the attendees who were dressed to the nines to fit the “Great...

Egyptian Student

TJSL Student Ecstatic over Mubarak Resignation

February 11, 2011

”It is amazing! I am ecstatic!! I can’t even describe to you the happiness that I feel inside.  I feel like I want to celebrate.”

That’s the reaction of Thomas Jefferson School of Law...

Green Wall

TJSL's Green Wall is Here!

January 28, 2011

From now on when Thomas Jefferson law students are on the fifth floor outdoor terrace, or look out on the terrace from inside, they won’t see the air conditioning equipment, vents and fans at...

Christensen Book

Professor Leah Christensen Publishes New Book

January 25, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Leah Christensen has just had her latest book “Learning Outside the Box," published by Carolina Academic Press. 

"There are a number of...

First Day of Classes!

Class Is In Session!

January 18, 2011

Danai Mhembere was the first student to walk into Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s new campus on the first day of classes in the new building on Tuesday, January 18!

She was thrilled...


Spring 2011 Orientation

January 14, 2011

“You are the first class to enter the latest, greatest law school campus,” said Associate Dean Beth Kransberger as she welcomed the Spring 2011 class of law students to their orientation on...

AALS Meeting

TJSL Makes Strong Showing at AALS Annual Meeting

January 10, 2011

Hundreds of deans, professors, and senior administrators from law schools across the nation, including Thomas Jefferson School of Law, headed to San Francisco from January 5 – 8 for the 2011...

Prof. Cohn Book

Professor Cohn's New Book

January 5, 2011

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Marjorie Cohn is the editor and co-author of a new book published by NYU Press,  “Torture and the United States:  Interrogation, Incarceration, and Abuse...