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Knoxville Bar Association Law Student Membership

Membership in the Knoxville Bar Association is complimentary for any law student currently attending or enrolled in law school. This category of membership also includes any person who has graduated from law school but has not yet become a member of any bar nor is admitted to practice law in any jurisdiction for a period of 2 calendar years after date of graduation. We’re working hard to ensure that law students preparing for the practice of law have access to the best of what bar membership can offer, whether it’s meeting colleagues, mentors, or developing professionally in the practice of law. Your membership includes an invitation in many exciting networking events.

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Legal Clinic Clerk Needed

The Legal Clinic is seeking a clerk to work approximately 10 hours a week on a variety of projects across the clinics, including the Expungement and Innocence and Wrongful Convictions Clinics. There is potential for the position to continue through the spring semester. Interested students should send a resume to the Clinic’s Administrative Coordinator, Lisa Holden, at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Research Assistants Needed–Professor Bach

Professor Wendy Bach is seeking two research assistants to help with a study of Tennessee’s recently expired fetal assault law.  Under this statute, women were prosecuted for transmission in utero of opiates to their fetuses.  Although proposals are pending in other states, Tennessee is the only state in that nation to explicitly  criminalize this act.  Though the study, Professor Bach is gathering data on these prosecutions, interviewing actors and conducting background research on the legal and health policy issues involved. Research assistants will be gathering data and participating in all aspects of the study.  Please apply by emailing a brief letter of interest, a copy of your resume and an estimate of the number of hours you have available to devote to research to Professor Bach at  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.