College of Law


U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals holds oral arguments at UT College of Law

Posted February 17, 2017

The United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals (ACCA) recently held oral arguments for U.S. v. Mayo at the College of Law. Students had the unique opportunity to observe the JAG Corps in action, as well as meet with and ask questions of the Army officers involved. Sgt. Montrell Mayo was convicted of assault, battery, and premeditated […] Read more

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