College of Law


We have reason to celebrate

Posted August 9, 2017

For 70 years, the University of Tennessee College of Law Legal Clinic has helped law students develop lawyering skills while advancing the cause of justice by serving thousands of indigent clients unable to afford legal representation. Join us as we celebrate our 70th Anniversary with a series of events taking place throughout the fall semester. Read more

UT Law Student Brittany Sims argues sentencing on behalf of U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Tennessee

Posted July 27, 2017

UT Law’s Brittany Sims (’18), an intern with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Tennessee, made a sentencing argument that resulted in a 23-year prison sentence for a convicted sex offender caught using a contraband mobile phone to exchange child pornography from his jail cell. Read more

UT Law grad Joel Katz: Billboard’s Lawyer of The Year

Posted July 21, 2017

Joel Katz, a UT Law alumnus (’69) for whom the Joel A. Katz Law Library is named, has been recognized by Billboard Magazine as Lawyer of the Year. In its story about the honor, Billboard says “Katz is the go-to attorney for many top label executives, including Republic Records chairman/CEO Monte Lipman and president/COO Avery […] Read more

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