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Faculty Notes: June 2017

Posted June 19, 2017

Faculty Forum is a monthly feature written by Teri Baxter highlighting the achievements of faculty at UT Law including publications in academia and the media, speaking engagements, interviews, awards, and other accomplishments.  The Wisconsin International Law Journal recently published Professor Robert Blitt’s article Equality and Nondiscrimination through the Eyes of an International Religious Organization: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) Response to […] Read more

Law dean selected for Leadership Tennessee

Posted June 14, 2017

University of Tennessee College of Law Dean Melanie Wilson has earned a place among five Knoxville residents to participate in the 2017-18 class of Leadership Tennessee. The program provides networking opportunities for leaders of business, nonprofit, education and government entities throughout the state. She joins Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch; University of Tennessee Medical Center […] Read more

Brad Morgan named Career Center director

Posted June 6, 2017

Brad Morgan has been selected to lead the Bettye B. Lewis Career Center in the University of Tennessee College of Law following an internal search, Dean Melanie D. Wilson announced today. Morgan has served as the Bettye B. Lewis Career Center interim director since May 2016. Wilson commended the search committee, composed of faculty, staff […] Read more

Faculty Notes: May 2017

Posted May 31, 2017

Faculty Forum is a monthly feature written by Teri Baxter highlighting the achievements of faculty at UT Law including publications in academia and the media, speaking engagements, interviews, awards, and other accomplishments.    Professors Wendy Bach and Joy Radice presented at the AALS Clinical Conference New Clinicians workshop on “Clinical Teaching and Design.” Professor Bach also presented her […] Read more

Supreme Court opinion cites work of UT Professor Judy Cornett

Posted May 31, 2017

Associate Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has cited Professors Judy Cornett and Michael Hoffmeier’s article Good-Bye Significant Contacts: General Personal Jurisdiction after Daimler AG v. Bauman, 76 Ohio St. L. J. 101 (2015) in Sotomayor’s opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part in BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell. In their article, Cornett and Hoffmeier (Mississippi) criticized […] Read more