• 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

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  • 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

  • Actor Erik Schiller, left, portrays the client during a meeting with Robert Wheeler and Colleen Schuetz, both third-year law students, during recent Advocacy Clinic training.

    Courtroom Drama: UT Professor Uses Theater to Help Teach Law Students

    What do you get when you combine a classroom, courtroom, and theater stage? Associate Professor Joy Radice’s criminal law class. Radice, who came to UT in 2012, is using a new approach to teach criminal law. Last year, she recruited

  • Best Value

    UT Law in The National Jurist’s Top 20 Best Value List

    The UT College of Law is one of the nation’s top twenty best-value law schools, according to The National Jurist magazine. UT Law received an A+ grade and ranked seventeenth in the best-value list. The magazine looks at a number of academic and

News & Events

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

UT Law professor Ben Barton named Fulbright Scholar

Ben Barton, the Helen and Charles Lockett Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee College of Law, is one of four UT professors spanning the globe as Fulbright Scholars this year. The Fulbright Program is a prestigious international

UT Law to Host Lecture on Religion, Law by Italian Professor Sept. 8

Italian law professor Andrea Pin will discuss the relationship between religion and international law during his visit to the University of Tennessee College of Law on Monday, Sept. 8. Pin is a senior lecturer at the University of Padua’s Department

Courtroom Drama: UT Professor Uses Theater to Help Teach Law Students

What do you get when you combine a classroom, courtroom, and theater stage? Associate Professor Joy Radice’s criminal law class. Radice, who came to UT in 2012, is using a new approach to teach criminal law. Last year, she recruited

UT Law hosts statewide ‘Kickoff to Law School’

Students, their advisors, and professionals considering law school are invited to attend the University of Tennessee College of Law’s Kickoff to Law School event series at law firms throughout the state of Tennessee in September. Prospective students will have the

Law Firm Leaders to Speak at Managing Partners Forum

To kick off the school year, leaders of several prominent Tennessee law firms will speak to UT Law students at the first Managing Partners Forum, set for Wednesday, August 27. Panelists will share their perspective on various topics, including the

College of Law to Host Admissions Workshop, Recruitment Fair on Sept. 3

Potential law school applicants in East Tennessee are invited to attend a Law School Admission Workshop and Recruitment Fair on Wednesday, September 3, at the University of Tennessee College of Law. The workshop is free and no pre-registration is necessary.

College of Law, Institute of Agriculture form new collaboration

An Alternative Spring Break project in March for four University of Tennessee College of Law students has paved the way for a new collaboration involving the Center for Profitable Agriculture (CPA) and University of Tennessee Extension. Through the project, the

Two UT Law reviews rank highly in ExpressO article submission service

Two law reviews at the University of Tennessee College of Law rank highly in the 2014–2015 ExpressO guide for authors submitting articles to law reviews nationwide. The Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender & Social Justice is ranked tenth in the