SJCL News

  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson 2/2/17 +

    Marcos Segura, a Central California Legal Services Staff Attorney specializing in housing, joins Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis and Justin Atkinson Read More
  • Bar Admissions Celebration +

    San Joaquin College of Law Barpassers admitted to the Bar on December 7th include (Front Row. L to R): Andrew Read More
  • So, Cite Me! +

    This synopsis of a recent student comment featured in the San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review is part of an ongoing Read More
  • SJCL Barpasser Champagne Toast Tradition +

    The traditional staircase shot! Front row: Caren Curtiss, Mao Lee, Sandra Garcia, and Skye Emery; Middle row: Nellie Peloian, Nichola Read More
  • O’Neill Drive Focuses on Bare Library +

    Kids dive into books collected for the 2015 O’Neill Drive for Pinedale and Temperance Kutner Elementary Schools. “The shelves are Read More
  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson 1/5/17 +

    Professor Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Director of Fresno State’s Center for Armenian Studies, joins Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis and Justin Atkinson Read More
  • SJCL Offers $5K Hmong Language Scholarship +

    Imagine your new home is a strange land with a strange language, strange culture, and even stranger laws. Paul Mullen, Read More
  • Release Reception for 25th Volume of Law Review +

    Front row (L to R): Ryan Lopez - SJALR Vol. 26 Managing Editor, Allison Ryan - SJALR Vol. 26 Editor-in-Chief, Courtney DiPinto Read More
  • SJCL Student BreAnne Rueles Wins Hanson Scholarship +

    SJCL third year law student BreAnne R. Rueles receiving a plaque and the 2016 $2000 Hanson Scholarship presented by Nancy Read More
  • Hopper Moot Court Fall 2016 +

    San Joaquin College of Law sincerely thanks all 39 members of the legal community who served as judges for the Read More
  • Dear Faux Amici +

    Constitutional Law Professor Jeffrey G. Purvis, San Joaquin College of Law There are write-in advice and answer columns in hundreds Read More
  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson 12/1/16 +

    Fresno County Senior Deputy District Attorney Doug Treisman joins Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis and Justin Atkinson to talk about the Read More
  • Dear Faux Amici: Constitution Day Lecture 2016 +

    KFCF Executive Director Rych Withers adjusts the mic for Professor Jeffrey G. Purvis in advance of his annual Constitution Day Read More
  • SJCL Student Jeff Castleton Wins Hopper Scholarship +

    FCYLA President Nolan Kane (right) presents the Hopper Scholarship to SJCL student Jeff Castleton. Castleton has previously clerked with the Read More
  • Senior Citizens’ Law Day 2016 +

    CCLS Executive Director Paul Mullins and Marcella Alvarez assist seniors signing in for their individual appointments. The San Joaquin College Read More
  • CCBA "Pearls of Wisdom" +

    The Central California Bankruptcy Institute and San Joaquin College of Law would like to thank all those attended and presented Read More
  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson 11/3/16 +

    Immigration Attorney Lazaro Salazar joins Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis and Justin Atkinson to talk about the fate of millions of Read More
  • Professor Jeffrey G. Purvis 10/6/16 +

    "Don't Vote! Let the rich people run America, as God and the Framers intended!” That was the title of this Read More
  • 2016 Constitution Day +

    "Don't Vote! Let the rich people run America, as God and the Framers intended!” That was the title of this Read More
  • "Don't Vote! Let the rich people run America, as God and the Framers intended!” +

    This year's Constitution (and Citizenship) Day Celebration at San Joaquin College of Law will examine how the Constitution provided for Read More
  • Hugh Goodwin Bar Announces $9K Scholarship Winner +

    Shannon Wentworth has won the 2016 Hugh Goodwin Bar Scholarship to San Joaquin College of Law. She is keenly interested Read More
  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson 9/1/16 +

    Attorney Chris Schneider, former Executive Director of Central California Legal Services, joins Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis and Justin Atkinson to Read More
  • Hot Summer Hopper Moot Court +

    By Diane Skouti, SJCL Alumni Liaison The summer session of San Joaquin College of Law’s Hopper Moot Court began as Read More
  • So, Cite Me! +

    This synopsis of a recent student comment featured in the San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review is part of an ongoing Read More
  • Educational Employees Credit Union Awards SJCL Scholarships +

    Gennean Bolen Kuljit Singh Congratulations to Gennean Bolen, the winner of the $9,000 Educational Employees Credit Union Scholarship for an Read More
  • Educational Employees Credit Union Awards SJCL Scholarships +

    Gennean Bolen Kuljit Singh Congratulations to Gennean Bolen, the winner of the $9,000 Educational Employees Credit Union Scholarship for an Read More
  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson 8/4/16 +

    Attorney Eric Schweitzer joins Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis and Justin Atkinson to talk about his defense for folks battling various Read More
  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson 8/4/16 +

    Attorney Eric Schweitzer joins Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis and Justin Atkinson to talk about his defense for folks battling various Read More
  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson 7/7/16 +

    Is a wetland a waterway? Or is a bog, for peat’s sake? And what does that mean for property owners? Read More
  • SJCL Celebrates February Barpassers! +

    SJCL February Barpassers (L to R) back row: Michael Landers, Firas Jaber, and Brett Barcellos; middle row: Megan Brown, Cheri Read More
  • Does Crowdsourcing Have a Place in Legal Research? +

    By Alicia Diaz Wrest, Library Director, San Joaquin College of Law OVER-DUE DILIGENCE What do the law and rap music Read More
  • Law School Beefs Up CUSD Libraries +

    Another year, another 592 books donated to the Elizabeth O’Neill Book Drive! San Joaquin College of Law would like to Read More
  • Aesthetics of Legal Writing +

    By Jason Crockford, Student at San Joaquin College of Law ALaw likes efficiency and clarity. Thus, effective legal writing is Read More
  • Dear Faux Amici +

    Howard K. Watkins and Professor Purvis address the audience (L to R) U. U. Board member Eric Peterson (Law ’07), Read More
  • From JD to DEA +

    “That’s my chair!” Kendall Reynolds grabbed the same seat he held in the library during his four years of law Read More
  • FCC, Fresno State, and SJCL Join Pathway to Law School Initiative +

    According to the Fresno State Press Release:“Central Valley students will soon have a streamlined pathway to law school thanks to Read More
  • The Triumphs of Traynor +

    San Joaquin College of Law would like to thank the other 13 law schools which took part in the 47th Read More
  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson 5/5/16 +

    Free speech or free opinions? Or both? Fresno State Professor Faith Sidlow and Professor Emeritus Don Priest join Professors Jeffrey Read More
  • SJCL Alumni Win Pro Bono Attorney and Pro Bono Firm of the Year +

    Pro Bono Attorney of the Year — Robert C. Abrams (Law '08) Pro Bono Firm of the Year — Palmer Kucera, LLP Read More
  • Major Scholarships for Incoming SJCL Students +

    2015 EECU Scholarship winner Jodie Howard 2015 Goodwin Bar Scholarship winner Whitney Hendricks San Joaquin College of Law will offer Read More
  • Erin Childs (Law '02) Named Court Commissioner +

    Commissioner Erin Childs and family members. Commissioner Childs is sworn in to office. “This is a dream come true for Read More
  • Over-Due Diligence: Justice Gets a Makeover in Hanford +

    Alicia Diaz Wrest, Library Director, San Joaquin College of Law. Any member of the Fresno County Bar Association who had Read More
  • JUSTICE RUN 2016 +

    Thanks to everyone who made this year's Justice Run, Pancake Breakfast, and Elizabeth O’Neill Memorial Book Drive so much fun Read More
  • Dear Faux Amici +

    Constitutional Law Professor Jeffrey G. Purvis, San Joaquin College of Law There are write-in advice and answer columns in hundreds Read More
  • Donor Wall Reception 2016 +

  • Valley Lawyers, Judges Weigh in on Supreme Court Vacancy Debate +

    With the unexpected passing last month of Justice Antonin Scalia, who died at age 79 while a guest at a Read More
  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson 3/3/16 +

    Will Clovis Unified face a lawsuit over its dress code policy? ACLU Attorney Abre Conner and Fresno Gay Straight Alliance Read More
  • Immigration Services and Clinic Expand +

    The New American Legal Clinic (NALC) at San Joaquin College of Law is pleased to announce the addition of two Read More
  • Traynor Returns! +

    The Traynor Moot Court Competition returns to the Federal Courthouse in Fresno starting April 2nd. It is the second time Read More
  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson 2/4/16 +

    DUI Defense Attorney and Lawyer-Scientist Jon Rooker joins Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis and Justin Atkinson to talk about potential changes Read More
  • Dear Faux Amici +

    There are write-in advice and answer columns in hundreds of newspapers, magazines, and blogs, addressing every conceivable topic. But how Read More
  • So, Cite Me! +

    This synopsis of a recent student comment featured in the San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review is part of an ongoing Read More
  • Dear Faux Amici +

    There are write-in advice and answer columns in hundreds of newspapers, magazines, and blogs, addressing every conceivable topic. But how Read More
  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson +

    Dr. Andrew Fiala, Chair of the Fresno State Department of Philosophy and Director of the Ethics Center, joins Professors Jeffrey Read More
  • SJCL Toasts July Barpassers +

    “If you pass the Bar, you’re hired. If you don’t pass the Bar, you’re going to stay here and clerk Read More
  • SJCL Alumni Assoc. Justice Run +

    The San Joaquin College of Law Alumni Association and Sierra Challenge Express Running Club invite you to the 14th JUSTICE Read More
  • Dear Faux Amici +

    There are write-in advice and answer columns in hundreds of newspapers, magazines, and blogs, addressing every conceivable topic. But how Read More
  • So, Cite Me! +

    This synopsis of a recent student comment featured in the San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review is part of an ongoing Read More
  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson +

    Consumer Attorney Bill Krieg, Senior Partner at Kemnitzer, Barron & Krieg,joins Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis and Justin Atkinson to talk Read More
  • Release Reception for Law Review 2015 +

    Thanks to everyone who joined us November 6th for the Release Reception honoring the 24th Volume of the San Joaquin Read More
  • New Workers' Compensation Administrative Law Judge: Debra Sandoval +

    When asked how she ended up in the field of Worker’s Comp, Sandoval says it was the first job she Read More
  • So, Cite Me! +

    This synopsis of a recent student comment featured in the San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review is part of an ongoing Read More
  • Senior Citizens' Law Day 2015 +

  • Dear Faux Amici +

    There are write-in advice and answer columns in hundreds of newspapers, magazines, and blogs, addressing every conceivable topic. But how Read More
  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson +

    San Joaquin College of Law Professor Jessica Bobadilla, Legal Director of the New American Legal Clinic, joins Professors Jeffrey G. Read More
  • The Honorable Richard Lee Retires +

    By Diane Skouti The Honorable Richard Lee celebrated his thirty-year law career with colleagues, friends, family, and a few surprises Read More
  • FCYLA Hopper Luncheon +

    Former Lieutenant Governor Cruz Bustamante’s Keynote Speech at the 33rd Annual George A Hopper Memorial Scholarship Luncheon was titled “War Read More
  • So, Cite Me! +

    This synopsis of a recent student comment featured in the San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review is part of an ongoing Read More
  • Dear Faux Amici +

    There are write-in advice and answer columns in hundreds of newspapers, magazines, and blogs, addressing every conceivable topic. But how Read More
  • Professional Articles Sought From Fresno Legal Community +

    By Diane SkoutiSan Joaquin College of Law is now accepting professional articles for Vol. 25 of the Agricultural Law Review. Read More
  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis 10/1/15 +

    “Valley Views on the Law” leaves the control room to join Constitutional Law Professor Jeffrey G. Purvis at his September Read More
  • 2015 Constitution Day +

    “Valley Views on the Law” leaves the control room to join Constitutional Law Professor Jeffrey G. Purvis at his September Read More
  • SJCL Founder John Loomis Moves to Portland +

    “John was never about the limelight, or the kudos, or the awards.” That’s the assessment Oliver Wanger, a retired U.S. Read More
  • Judge McGuire and Rene Sample Added to SJCL Hall of Fame +

    Two women, described by Master of Ceremonies the Hon. Robert Oliver as trail-blazing, hard-working, well-respected, “real” trial attorneys who give Read More
  • Ali Diaz Wrest is SJCL’s New Law Librarian +

    “I always enjoyed the part of Law School where you are helping other students, and it’s a collaborative effort.” Alicia Read More
  • Dear Faux Amici +

    There are write-in advice and answer columns in hundreds of newspapers, magazines, and blogs, addressing every conceivable topic. But how Read More
  • So Cite Me! +

    This synopsis of a recent student comment featured in the San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review is part of an ongoing Read More
  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson 9/3/15 +

    Defense attorney Roger Wilson (Law ’97), who represents Police Officers in the cities of Fresno, Madera and Tulare, along with Read More
  • An Open Letter to the Students, Faculty & Staff at San Joaquin College of Law +

    As I prepare to relocate to Iowa at the end of September, there are so many best wishes and thanks Read More
  • Mother of Seven Wins EECU 2nd Year Scholarship at SJCL +

    The day starts busy for Jacquelin Curry. And it stays that way. Her oldest son has moved out and is Read More
  • Hugh Goodwin Bar Announces $9K Scholarship Winner +

    Whitney Hendricks is the winner of the $9,000 Hugh Goodwin Bar Scholarship to San Joaquin College of Law. Over the Read More
  • SJCL Professor Borgeas Publishes Article in Cornell Journal +

    SJCL Professor of International Law Andreas Borgeas recently had a scholarly article published on international security policy in Central Asia Read More
  • Educational Employees Credit Union Awards $9K SJCL Scholarship +

    Congratulations to Jodie Howard, the winner of the $9,000 Educational Employees Credit Union Scholarship for an incoming student at San Read More
  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson 8/6/15 +

    Howard K. Watkins, a retired attorney, Past President of the Fresno County Bar Association, former Chair of The Fresno Chapter Read More
  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson –7/2/2015 +

    No Guest? No problem! Our scheduled guest was too ill to join us, giving Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis and Justin Read More
  • Celebrating the SJCL 42nd Graduating Class +

    “Find the brightest, best, and hardest worker, grab onto his shirttail, and don’t let go.” Commencement Speaker Fresno County Deputy Read More
  • Dear Faux Amici +

    There are write-in advice and answer columns in hundreds of newspapers, magazines, and blogs, addressing every conceivable topic. But how Read More
  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson 6/4/2015 +

    Fresno County Senior Deputy District Attorney Doug Treisman joins Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis and Justin Atkinson to talk about whether Read More
  • A Toast to Barpassers +

    “First I screamed. Then I cried. So the dog jumped on me.” It was hard for anyone to contain themselves Read More
  • Dear Faux Amici +

    Constitutional Law Professor Jeffrey G. Purvis, San Joaquin College of Law. There are write-in advice and answer columns in hundreds Read More
  • The Journey for 100 Years began in the main hallway of San Joaquin College of Law +

    Professor Rose Safarian, San Joaquin College of Law. I became quite politically active starting at the age of 18. As Read More
  • SJCL Professor Borgeas Observes Election in Nagorno Karabagh Republic +

    SJCL Professor of International Law Andreas Borgeas recently returned from the Republic of Nagorno Karabagh where he served as an Read More
  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson –5/7/2015 +

    Medical Malpractice Attorney Karen Ray (Law ’10) joins Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis and Justin Atkinson to talk about vaccinations in Read More
  • Fresno County Bar Association Names Zekian Scholarship Winners +

    The Fresno County Bar Association, in association with the Zekian Scholarship Committee, proudly announces the two recipients of the 2015 Read More
  • 12th Annual Judy Wiseman Memorial Golf Tournament +

    Diane Skouti, SJCL Alumni Liaison Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2015 Judy Wiseman Memorial Golf Tournament, raising money Read More
  • Dear Faux Amici +

    There are write-in advice and answer columns in hundreds of newspapers, magazines, and blogs, addressing every conceivable topic. But how Read More
  • Professor Rose Safarian +

    You and the Law: Not All Attorney Consultations are FreeApril 18, 2015 By H. Dennis Beaver "I was unfairly fired Read More
  • So, Cite Me! +

    This synopsis of a recent student comment featured in the San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review is part of an ongoing Read More
  • Another Record for the Elizabeth O’Neill Book Drive! +

    It makes a difference. San Joaquin College of Law would like to thank everyone who contributed books to the Elizabeth Read More
  • SJCL Professor Richard Cartier Retires +

    Professor Richard Cartier will retire from SJCL this summer after 30 years of teaching, including 23 as a fulltime faculty Read More
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