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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. Read more

Baxter reflects on recent Supreme Court rulings

Posted June 29, 2016

Professor Teri Baxter discusses some of the Supreme Court's recent rulings on major issues such as affirmative action, immigration, and abortion, as well as the impact of Justice Antonin Scalia's unexpected death. Read more

Faculty discuss Justice Scalia, Supreme Court with New York Times

Posted February 16, 2016

Following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, Alex Long, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law, and Benjamin Barton, Helen and Charles Lockett Distinguished Professor of Law and Fulbright Scholar, both spoke with the media regarding the justice’s legacy and his eventual replacement on the bench. In an interview with The New York Times, Long discussed the use of musical […] Read more

In the news: UT Law professors discuss Supreme Court decision on marriage equality

Posted June 29, 2015

The Supreme Court's decision on Friday, June 26, regarding same-sex marriage resulted in some widespread attention for the College of Law. We've rounded up stories and videos showcasing discussions by professors Wendy Bach and Michael Higdon, as well as a press conference at the law school, coordinated by alumna Regina Lambert, one of the attorneys representing clients in Tennessee for the case. Read more