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Federal Clemency Mini-Clinic sees wins in three major cases

Posted August 6, 2016

Students of the University of Tennessee College of Law’s Federal Clemency Clinic have secured their first victories. The clinic’s first victory came in early June when client Emlera Quince received a commuted sentence under a under a federal clemency initiative that seeks to reduce the long sentences previously required by mandatory federal drug sentencing laws. […] Read more

UT Law students, former professor honored for Legal Clinic service

Posted April 26, 2016

Associate professor emeritus Jerry Black and a number of students were recently recognized for their contributions to the University of Tennessee College of Law’s Legal Clinic during the past academic year. Black, who retired in spring 2014, was the recipient of the Bernstein-Ritchie Award, which recognizes extraordinary service to the Legal Clinic. Black joined the […] Read more