• Paul Clement

    Former US Solicitor General Paul Clement Visits UT Law

    Former US solicitor general Paul D. Clement, who has made numerous appearances before the US Supreme Court during his legal career, delivered the Rose Lecture on Friday, October 24, at the University of Tennessee College of Law. Daily Beacon: Former U.S.

  • Chief Justice Sharon Lee

    Chief Justice Sharon Lee on the benefits of her UT Law degree

    Sharon Lee, chief justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court, discusses how valuable her UT Law education has been for her career.

    Video: Chief Justice Sharon Lee on the benefits of her UT Law degree

  • Brad Morgan named Pro Bono Attorney of the Year

    Morgan named Pro Bono Attorney of the Year

    Brad Morgan, coordinator for UT Law’s pro bono and mentoring programs, is the Tennessee Justice Center’s Pro Bono Attorney of the Year. He received the honor for his representation of a mother in regaining TennCare coverage for the behavioral therapy

    Video: Morgan named Pro Bono Attorney of the Year

  • Jeremy Tomes

    “One day I’ll be great because of UT.”

    So says Jeremy Tomes, an active and promising UT Law student who was able to find a silver lining by turning otherwise unfortunate experiences into legal career aspirations. When Tomes was in college, his brother was incarcerated. “Seeing what my

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Warren Buffett expert, Clayton Homes founder to Speak at UT Law

Lawrence Cunningham, a best-selling author of books about Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc., will visit the University of Tennessee College of Law on Monday, November 3, to discuss his new book, Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values.

Tennessee Attorneys Recognized for Pro Bono Work in Ceremonies Across Tennessee

Members of the Tennessee Supreme Court and the Access to Justice Commission honored attorneys across the state this week in ceremonies recognizing the pro bono work of attorneys, law students, and law firms. Programs were held in Memphis, Nashville, and

UT Law grads excel on bar exam, achieve second-highest passage rate in Tennessee

The latest results of the Tennessee Bar Examination are in, and graduates of the University of Tennessee College of Law had the second-highest passage rate among law schools in the state. Among UT Law grads, 83 percent of first-time exam

Right to Counsel Advocate Stephen Bright to Speak at UT Law

Stephen B. Bright, an outspoken supporter of the right to legal representation for poor people accused of crimes and opponent of capital punishment, will deliver this year’s Wyc and Lyn Orr Distinguished Lecture at the University of Tennessee College of

Former Death Row Inmate to Open UT Law Right to Counsel Symposium

Former Tennessee death row inmate Ndume Olatushani (formerly known as Erskine Johnson) will open up the University of Tennessee College of Law’s “Essential to Justice: A Right to Counsel Symposium” with his powerful story of innocence and the right to

UT Law named a top law school by ‘The Princeton Review’

The University of Tennessee College of Law is one of the nation’s outstanding law schools, according to the 2015 edition of The Princeton Review’s list of “The Best 169 Law Schools.” In the list, The Princeton Review profiles UT Law

Slovenian Ambassador to Visit UT Law

The University of Tennessee College of Law will host a talk by Božo Cerar, Slovenian ambassador to the United States, on Monday, October 20, at noon in Room 136. Cerar’s talk, “The International Criminal Court from Nuremberg to Kampala and

College of Law Dean Finalists to Visit Campus, Participate in Public Forums

Five finalists for the position of dean of the College of Law will visit campus over the next two weeks. The candidates are: Brenda V. Smith, professor of law at American University William Corbett, a Frank L. Maraist Professor of Law

Alumni, professionals invited to register now for pre-football CLEs

The University of Tennessee College of Law invites alumni and other legal professionals to register for three upcoming continuing legal education (CLE) programs to be held before home football games this fall. Each program will be facilitated by one of

Schaefer examines professionalism in law school curriculum

Pop quiz: How would you define attorney professionalism? For now, there are a multitude of meanings, says Paula Schaefer, an associate professor of law at the University of Tennessee College of Law. “There is no clear, concise, and shared definition