• Melanie D. Wilson

    Melanie D. Wilson named UT Law Dean

    Melanie D. Wilson, professor of law, associate dean for academic affairs, and director of diversity and inclusion at the University of Kansas School of Law, will be the new dean of the University of Tennessee College of Law. Wilson will

  • Don't touch that dial

    Don’t touch that dial

    Cable and Internet companies: Can’t live with them, can’t live without them. And if Comcast’s acquisition of Time Warner Cable is approved, most Americans will have a single choice for their telecomm services. Professor Maurice Stucke argues the merger will

  • Sophie Jesty, Regina Lambert, and Val Tanco

    ‘Inevitable’

    UT Law alumna Regina Lambert (’01) is representing two UT veterinary medicine professors—who happen to be her close friends—in their case for legalized same-sex marriage in Tennessee. (From Tennessee Law, fall 2014)

  • Rachel Dix

    “I will be great one day because of Tennessee Law.”

    Students Jeremy Tomes and Rachel Dix join Dean Doug Blaze to discuss the value of the legal education offered by UT Law and how the college is enhanced by the support of our alumni and friends. When you give to the

    Video: “I will be great one day because of Tennessee Law.”

  • Welcome home.

    Welcome.

    The University of Tennessee College of Law calls Knoxville its home. And oh, what a great home it is. Knoxville boasts live music, cultural attractions, a low cost of living, and quick drives to the Great Smoky Mountains, Nashville, Atlanta, and more.

News & Events

A presidential legacy

Three greats and a grand” is how Judge Andrew Jackson VI (’81) describes his lineage to the seventh president of the United States, Andrew Jackson.

Essay: Starting at the ENDA

“It is simply illogical to expect municipalities to enforce their own ordinances [prohibiting sexual orientation employment discrimination]… It is the equivalent of a fox guarding a hen house.” By Ben Rose (’00)

Life in the ‘Vortex’

For Jeff Groah (Lib. Arts, ’84), a circulation supervisor and classroom technology coordinator, UT and the Knoxville area have been home for much of the past three decades.

Essay: Accommodation as professionalism

“For many years, if you were a person with a severe mobility impairment… your only options to reach a second-floor courtroom were to be carried up the stairs or crawl up the stairs.” By Alex Long, professor of law.

Melanie D. Wilson named UT Law Dean

Melanie D. Wilson, professor of law, associate dean for academic affairs, and director of diversity and inclusion at the University of Kansas School of Law, will be the new dean of the University of Tennessee College of Law. Wilson will

Attorneys representing celebrities and pro athletes to visit UT Law

The UT Law Sports and Entertainment Law Society invites students and faculty to attend a panel of agents and executives from Creative Artists Agency (CAA), which represents some of today’s most famous entertainers and athletes. Katie Anderson, Tom Condon, and

Kickoff to Law School Open House this Friday

UT Law will host a Kickoff to Law School Open House for prospective students and their families on Friday, November 14, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Students will have the opportunity to meet current UT Law students and faculty, tour

UT Law launches interdisciplinary Institute for Professional Leadership

The University of Tennessee College of Law launched a new institute this month to help students and recent graduates prepare for leadership roles in their careers. The Institute for Professional Leadership will focus on helping students develop their leadership skills

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