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    Veterans eligible for in-state tuition and fees

    Are you a veteran considering law school?  If you’re a veteran of the US Armed Forces or the National Guard, you may qualify for a waiver of out-of-state tuition and fees under the new Tennessee Veterans Education Transition Support Act.

  • 1L Students Reflect on Their First Year at UT Law

    1L Students Reflect on Their First Year at UT Law

    We asked students to reflect on their recently completed first year at the University of Tennessee College of Law and offer any advice to next year’s 1L students who will follow in their footsteps. (Produced by 1L student Patrick Morrison)

    Video: 1L Students Reflect on Their First Year at UT Law

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    Siblings Who Fled War-Torn Bosnia as Kids are Now Both UT Law Grads

    As young children, siblings Goran and Nina Musinovic were forced to flee from their home in Sarajevo, Bosnia, during the civil war in Yugoslavia. Supporting each other along the way, they immigrated to America, overcame the language barrier, excelled as

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    US Supreme Court Justice Scalia Visits UT Law

    US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia delivered the annual Rose Lecture and visited with UT Law students and faculty on April 14 and 15. In his lecture, Scalia discussed his originalist interpretation of the US Constitution.

News & Events

Honorary alumnus Seigenthaler passes away

Honorary UT Law alumnus John Seigenthaler has passed away. The veteran journalist and activist was 86. He received an honorary degree last year.

Howard H. Baker Jr., 1925–2014

Howard H. Baker Jr., former US Senate majority leader and alumnus of the UT College of Law, passed away Thursday, June 26. “Senator Baker is our most illustrious alumnus and has made such a difference for the country, the state,

College of Law on The National Jurist’s Best Value List

The UT College of Law is one of the nation’s fifty-four best-value law schools, according to The National Jurist magazine. The magazine looks at a number of academic and financial variables, including a law school’s tuition, student debt accumulation, employment success, bar

Puerto Rico publication discusses recent grad’s article about territory’s path to statehood

An article by 2014 UT Law graduate Willie Santana recently received positive comments from the Puerto Rico Report, which is dedicated to educating the public on the territorial status of Puerto Rico and the territory’s progression toward statehood. Santana’s article,

UT Law freezes 2014–2015 tuition

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will freeze tuition for College of Law students for the 2014–2015 academic year, keeping rates at the same level as the previous academic year. Under the new plan, approved by the UT Board of Trustees

Veterans eligible for in-state tuition and fees

Are you a veteran considering law school?  If you’re a veteran of the US Armed Forces or the National Guard, you may qualify for a waiver of out-of-state tuition and fees under the new Tennessee Veterans Education Transition Support Act. This is

Cherokee Nation

With more than 13,000 enrolled members, the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians resides in the mountains of western North Carolina on 56,000 acres of land. The members are descendants of the Cherokee who avoided the tribe’s forced removal to

Blaze begins final year as dean, will return to teaching full time

Doug Blaze is beginning his final year as dean of the College of Law. He has decided to return to teaching full time and will continue to serve the college as a member of the faculty.

Legal Education: It’s Not Like ‘The Paper Chase’ Anymore

Now more than forty years old, the movie “The Paper Chase”—and the hit television series that it spun off—still embodies the way many people think of legal education. But for better or worse those days are long gone. Today’s law students have to deal with a world in which legal education is more expensive—and high-paying jobs are scarcer—than they were back then. That’s also putting a lot of pressure on law schools.

UT Law students studying Chinese domestic law in Beijing

Five students of the University of Tennessee College of Law are currently in Beijing for the Chinese Law Summer Program (CLSP). UT Law students William Amos, John Criner, Tyler Combs, Amanda Hill, and Randi Perry joined students from six other