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Legal Clinic 70th Anniversary

Making a Difference

In rural Louisiana sits a dull gray building surrounded by a fence topped with barbed wire. Technically it’s not a prison, but it might as well be. It was also a destination for David Samples and Jared Allen, students at the University of Tennessee College of Law. Read more

Areheart recognized for labor and employment law scholarship

Brad Areheart, associate professor of law at the University of Tennessee College of Law, has been awarded the second annual Michael J. Zimmer Memorial Award. The award was presented to Areheart last week at the 12th annual Colloquium on Scholarship in Employment and Labor Law at Texas A&M University School of Law. Labor and employment […] Read more

Wall Street Journal offers praise for UT Law professor’s book

Professor Benjamin Barton’s book is now the subject of a Wall Street Journal book review. The book was reviewed last month by the New York Times. In Wall Street Journal review of “Rebooting Justice,” author Jonathan H. Adler, a Case Western Reserve University School of Law professor, says the book asks the right questions. Read more

Jewel earns recognition for legal communication scholarship

Lucille Jewel, Professor of Law at UT, has been awarded the inaugural Teresa Godwin Phelps Award for Scholarship in Legal Communication from the Board of Directors of the Legal Writing Institute. The Phelps Award highlights individual works of outstanding scholarship specific to the legal writing discipline and helps set aspirational standards for other writings. Read more

UT Law welcomes larger, more diverse class of students

The University of Tennessee College of Law this month welcomed its largest class of incoming students in four years. The class of 2020 includes 122 students who are residents of 17 different states: 85 are in-state, while 37 are out-of-state students. Read more

We have reason to celebrate

For 70 years, the University of Tennessee College of Law Legal Clinic has helped law students develop lawyering skills while advancing the cause of justice by serving thousands of indigent clients unable to afford legal representation. Join us as we celebrate our 70th Anniversary with a series of events taking place throughout the fall semester. Read more