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Burton Award

TJSL Student Sean Smith Wins Burton Award

April 26, 2011

For the second year in a row and the fourth time since 2006, a Thomas Jefferson School of Law student has won the highly prestigious Burton Award for Distinguished Writing. With its fourth Burton...

Dovie King

Dovie King to speak at NALP Education Conference in Palm Springs

April 25, 2011

On Thursday, April 28, 2011, TJSL's Associate Director of Career Services Dovie King will be a lead presenter at NALP's Annual Education Conference in Palm Springs. Founded in 1971 as the...

Prof Weiss

Distinguished German Professor Speaks at TJSL

April 21, 2011

Distinguished German Professor Manfred Weiss, who is a major name in international and comparative workplace law circles, lectured at Thomas Jefferson School of Law on April 21, as the special...

Ethics Panel

CLS Holds Panel on Ethical Challenges of Practicing Criminal Law

April 20, 2011

“Good ethics is good practice of law.”  Those words from criminal defense attorney Charles Sevilla seemed to summarize the message of the TJSL Criminal Law Society’s panel “Ethical Challenges in...


Last Day of Class Run & Walk

April 20, 2011

A group of TJSL professors are offering the opportunity to run off your end-of-semester energy and raise money for the Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) at the same time.

The “Last...

Richard Winchester

Professor Winchester is Fulbright Scholar

April 18, 2011

Professor Richard Winchester has been named as a Fulbright Scholar to teach in Tunisia during his sabbatical leave, which begins in January of 2012.

Very excited to be accepted into...


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...