College of Law


Bobby Bramhall (’16) wins big at Baylor Law School’s “The Closer” competition

Posted February 10, 2017

UT Law student Bobby Bramhall (’16) scored a huge win for UT Law last month in Baylor Law School’s elite invitation-only competition, The Closer. Following in the tradition of Baylor’s Top Gun national mock trial competition, The Closer is an innovative transactional law competition for students to “flex their deal making prowess.” Read more

Faculty Notes: January 2017

Posted February 8, 2017

Faculty Notes, compiled and written by Teri Baxter, is a monthly feature highlighting the achievements of faculty at UT Law including publications in academia and the media, speaking engagements, interviews, awards, and other accomplishments.   Professor Wendy Bach was appointed to serve on the Executive Committee of the AALS Section on Clinical Legal Education. Professor Robert Blitt’s article, […] Read more

Professor Penny White joins Erwin Chemerinsky in discussing judicial independence and accountability, Santa Clara Law School

Posted February 7, 2017

UT Law Professor Penny White recently joined renowned Constitutional law scholar Erwin Chemerinsky for a discussion on judicial independence and accountability at the thirteenth annual Judge William A. Ingram Memorial Symposium hosted by Santa Clara Law School in California on January 10. Read more

Tennessee Juvenile Justice Realignment Task Force releases final report, UT Law Professor Rivkin contributing member

Posted January 26, 2017

This week the Tennessee Juvenile Justice Realignment Task Force released its final report for the state legislature and UT Law’s Dean Rivkin was a contributing member. The report offers a number of suggestions for improving the justice system’s approach to juvenile offenders. Read more

Heminway speaks with New York Times about crowdfunded start-ups and fraud

Posted January 25, 2017

Joan Heminway was recently interviewed by The New York Times about securities crowdfunding and related regulatory compliance issues. She has been working on a survey of compliance in the industry with CrowdCheck, a due diligence provider that helps firms generate accurate disclosures and helps investors evaluate funding opportunities to avoid becoming victims of fraud. Read more