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Law dean selected for Leadership Tennessee

University of Tennessee College of Law Dean Melanie Wilson has earned a place among five Knoxville residents to participate in the 2017-18 class of Leadership Tennessee. The program provides networking opportunities for leaders of business, nonprofit, education and government entities throughout the state. She joins Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch; University of Tennessee Medical Center […] Read more

Brad Morgan named Career Center director

Brad Morgan has been selected to lead the Bettye B. Lewis Career Center in the University of Tennessee College of Law following an internal search, Dean Melanie D. Wilson announced today. Morgan has served as the Bettye B. Lewis Career Center interim director since May 2016. Wilson commended the search committee, composed of faculty, staff […] Read more

Supreme Court opinion cites work of UT Professor Judy Cornett

Associate Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has cited Professors Judy Cornett and Michael Hoffmeier’s article Good-Bye Significant Contacts: General Personal Jurisdiction after Daimler AG v. Bauman, 76 Ohio St. L. J. 101 (2015) in Sotomayor’s opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part in BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell. In their article, Cornett and Hoffmeier (Mississippi) criticized […] Read more

Maurice Stucke

New form of price fixing a threat to unsuspecting consumers

Maurice StuckeThe trend among consumers to shop for goods and services online has increased the threat of price fixing – and that could significantly impact your wallet. Online retailers have long employed a dynamic pricing model that’s now making its way to traditional retailers. Through the use of pricing algorithms, retailers gauge when to raise or lower […] Read more

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

UT Law conferred 97 degrees to the class of 2017 during the college’s annual commencement hooding ceremony on Saturday, May 13. We wish all of our graduates the very best and offer them our sincerest congratulations.   [View the story “Congratulations, 2017 graduates!” on Storify]   Read more

Alumnus Al Separk honored for lifetime of volunteer service to UT Law

UT Law alumnus Al Separk (’69) was recently honored for his lifetime of volunteer service to the College of Law. Separk, who had served as Chair of the College of Law Dean’s Circle for nine consecutive years, stepped down from his position in January. Separk remains a member of the Dean’s Circle and is one […] Read more

Glenn Reynolds

Glenn Reynolds among Top 5 most downloaded legal scholars

Glenn ReynoldsConstitutional Law professor Glenn Reynolds is among the top five for legal research downloads in the Social Science Research Network (SSRN)—an impressive level of influence from a network comprised of more than 610,000 full-text documents available from more than 300,000 authors. Read more

UT Law kicks off Title IX conference honoring Pat Summitt

UT Law kicked off its two-day “Title IX: History, Legacy, and Controversy” conference yesterday, spotlighting Title IX issues in athletics and education, campus sexual assault, media coverage of Title IX issues, LGBTQ students, and much more. The conference honors UT Lady Vols basketball coach Pat Summitt. Read more

U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals holds oral arguments at UT College of Law

The United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals (ACCA) recently held oral arguments for U.S. v. Mayo at the College of Law. Students had the unique opportunity to observe the JAG Corps in action, as well as meet with and ask questions of the Army officers involved. Sgt. Montrell Mayo was convicted of assault, battery, and premeditated […] Read more