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Thomas Jefferson School of Law Holds Speed Networking Event and Reception

November 8, 2017

On October 26, students and attorneys gathered together on the 3rd floor for a Speed Networking Event and Reception hosted by Thomas Jefferson School of Law's Career Services and co-sponsored by...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Center for Criminal Law & Policy Director Alex Kreit's chapter on Marijuana Legalization appears in Four-Volume Report on Reforming Criminal Justice

November 2, 2017

Reforming Criminal Justice is a four-volume report meant to enlighten reform efforts in the United States with the research and analysis of leading academics. Broken down into individual...

Congratulations to Conor Leedom '15 on joining Axley Brynelson, LLP as their new associate attorney

November 1, 2017

Axley is pleased to announce the addition of Attorney Conor Leedom to its Waukesha office. Attorney Leedom focuses his practice on contract negotiations; business organization and formation;...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Director of Career Services Jeffrey Chinn's column featured in SDCBA's latest edition of "For the Record"

October 26, 2017

“Tell me, who are you? … 'Cause I really wanna know”  Do you often hear the following phrases at offices, social mixers, meetings, and dinners? “What was your name again?” “I’m terrible at...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Scholarship Susan Bisom-Rapp quoted in Vox article on corporate harassment

October 24, 2017

In the early part of 2016, the leadership at Fox News decided it had to clean up the company’s image and culture, as stories about Roger Ailes and Bill O’Reilly’s multimillion-dollar sexual...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Emerita Marjorie Cohn's co-authored commentary published in Jurist

October 24, 2017

In an audacious attempt to silence Greenpeace's constitutionally protected criticism of what the environmental protection group calls "Resolute Forest Destroyer," the logging...

Alumni Association Honor Judge Dembin and Anna Romanskaya '07 at 10th Annual Judicial Mixer and Alumni Awards Reception

October 19, 2017

On October 12th,Thomas Jefferson School of Law Alumni Association honored United States Magistrate Judge Mitchell Dembin with the Judicial Service Award and Anna Romanskaya '07 with the...

Jaime Figueroa (3L) featured in story about improving public transportation for college students

October 17, 2017

NCTD recently made some impactful changes to its regional bus routes. One of those changes will save MiraCosta College students more than an hour of daily commute time.

Oceanside resident...

Former Thomas Jefferson School of Law Alumni Association President Renee Galente '08 Becomes President of California Women Lawyers

October 5, 2017

On October 5th, Thomas Jefferson School of Law's  former Alumni Association President Renee Galente '08, began her term as President of the California Women Lawyers (CWL). Ms. Galente's term as...