Law School's Showplace Campus Inspires Raft of Litigation

, The National Law Journal


The Thomas Jefferson School of Law's $90 million, state-of-the-art new building in downtown San Diego opened to much fanfare in 2011. But the sleek, eight-story glass building with an underground parking garage has become a legal headache, spawning lawsuits over alleged construction flaws and unpaid debts.

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  • Darren McKinney, American Tort Reform Association, Washington, D.C.

    California needed another law school (and more lawyers and lawsuits) like it needs a few more billion dollars worth of public employee health care and pension obligations on which it'll never make good.

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