August 22, 2019 3:11 pmThe University of Tennessee College of Law’s incoming class of students is both the largest and most accomplished in several years. The class of 2022 boasts a median Law School Admission Test (LSAT) score of 159, the highest of any class since 2012, and the median undergraduate grade point average of 3.
August 15, 2019 2:53 pmGadson William (Will) Perry will address students next week during orientation at the University of Tennessee College of Law. Perry, a 2011 graduate of the College of Law, is an attorney in the Memphis office of the Butler Snow LLP.
July 30, 2019 3:17 pmFaculty Forum is a monthly feature written by Michael Higdon 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’s article “Prosecuting Poverty, Criminalizing Care” has been published in volume 60 of the William & Mary Law Review.
July 30, 2019 9:54 amTwo University of Tennessee College of Law professors have earned promotions, and another will assume a new role as associate dean in the Fall 2019 semester. Professor Briana Rosenbaum, who joined the UT College of Law in 2013 to teach courses in litigation, criminal law, evidence, and procedural law, has earned tenure.
July 24, 2019 10:17 amThe work of two College of Law professors is informing the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights as it seeks to determine whether Tennessee residents are being treated fairly in regard to legal fees, asset forfeiture, and equal access to justice.
July 23, 2019 1:49 pmLaw Professor Lucy Jewel has been selected to lead the College of Law’s Legal Writing Program. Jewel said as the program’s new director she will focus on better connecting the process of legal writing to the process of legal research. “I think there’s a lot of room for synergy here,” she said.
July 22, 2019 9:44 amBeth Ford (’77) doesn’t believe people should forever be judged on the actions they have taken on the worst days of their lives. That’s what has led her to work as a community defender for the Federal Defender Services of Eastern Tennessee.
July 18, 2019 3:23 pmUT Law alumni commit to serving Tennessee residents by implementing a service to better provide legal aid. During their lunch hour at the University of Tennessee College of Law, nearly 30 students are huddled in a classroom around laptop computers in groups of three or four.
July 16, 2019 3:32 pmRecent College of Law graduate Samuel Henninger (’19) has been selected to serve in the Leadership Academy of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section. Throughout the two-year program, Henninger will attend presentations at annual meetings, and live programs at regular section meetings, and will receive additional training through the organization’s webinars.
July 4, 2019 2:19 pmThe Appalachian Public Interest Environmental Law Conference will take place at the University of Tennessee College of Law Sept. 27 through Sept. 29, 2019.