Events

Students to host 11th annual environmental law conference

August 26, 2020 2:31 pm
The Appalachian Public Interest Environmental Law Conference will take place at the University of Tennessee College of Law on Sept. 26. The 11th annual event, hosted by the College of Law’s Environmental Law student organization, will be offered virtually via Zoom.

College to offer CLE on TN supervised practice rule

May 1, 2020 8:00 am
Law professors at the University of Tennessee and the University of Memphis are partnering to offer a continuing legal education course that explains the state’s supervised practice rule.

Law Women organization honored for fundraising efforts

April 30, 2020 12:43 pm
University of Tennessee College of Law students have earned recognition from the university for their efforts to improve the quality of student life for those on campus. During a virtual ceremony this week, the Law Women student organization was honored from among 56 nominees as an outstanding graduate student organization.

Annual Honors Banquet recognizes outstanding students, staff, faculty

January 31, 2020 10:41 am
The College of Law celebrated the outstanding achievements of students, staff and faculty on Jan. 30 at the college’s Honors Banquet and Awards Program. STUDENT AWARDS Knoxville Auxiliary to the Tennessee Bar Association AwardKaleb Byars Herbert L.

Conference will examine environmental impact of pipelines

January 28, 2020 10:01 am
The University of Tennessee College of Law will host the Oil and Gas Pipeline Legal Conference on Friday, Feb. 28. The event, sponsored by the Native American Law Students Association and the Environmental Law Organization, will feature discussions about pipeline conflicts in the homelands of indigenous people and water pipeline construction in the Mojave Desert.

Legal Clinic plans expungement event to serve Polk County

October 23, 2019 3:58 pm
The University of Tennessee College of Law Legal Clinic is partnering with the Polk County legal community to host a Saturday Expungement Community Court on Nov. 23. The event will bring together judges, legal partners, and community volunteers at the First Baptist Church of Benton from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Anderson, Byars take away top honors in Advocate’s Prize competition

October 16, 2019 12:54 pm
A team of two second-year College of Law students won the final round of the 2019 Advocate’s Prize Moot Court Competition Tuesday in what judges referred to as a “very close competition.” Joshua Anderson and Kaleb Byars argued their winning case on behalf of the petitioner in United States of America v.

Connecting the Threads event highlights trends in business law

September 30, 2019 3:16 pm
The University of Tennessee College of Law’s third annual Business Law: Connecting the Threads conference drew professors, students, and other attendees from across the country to learn more about business law. Throughout the day on Sept.

YWCA names Radice a leader in education

September 19, 2019 1:14 pm
College of Law Professor and Director of Clinical Programs Joy Radice was honored this week at the YWCA of Knoxville and the Tennessee Valley Tribute to Women awards ceremony for her contributions to education.  In July, the organization announced the 21 Knoxville-area women selected as finalists “who exemplify the YWCA’s mission to empower women and eliminate racism.

College to host business, environmental law conferences in September

September 6, 2019 10:52 am
Two upcoming College of Law conferences will give attendees the opportunity to delve more deeply into business and environmental law. The first, Business Law: Connecting the Threads III, is a one-day program that takes place on Friday, Sept. 27. Panel discussions will focus on developing trends in business law.