March 22, 2019 2:08 pmUniversity of Tennessee College of Law first-year student Johnelle Simpson has been appointed to serve as the student member on the UT Knoxville Advisory Board. During a meeting of the board on Wednesday, Interim Chancellor Wayne Davis recommended Simpson for the position.
March 12, 2019 9:58 amThe University of Tennessee College of Law ranks 30th among all public law schools in the U.S., and 59th nationally among both public and private schools, according to the 2020 U.S. News and World Report graduate school rankings released today.
March 12, 2019 8:49 amThe College of Law Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to those with an income of $55,000 or less, those with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.
March 5, 2019 1:32 pmBrooklyn Sawyers Belk stood before a classroom of students at the College of Law this week, encouraging them through the retelling of some of the stories of her life. “I was like many of you,” she said.
February 26, 2019 10:33 amFor the second consecutive year, a University of Tennessee College of Law team has won the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International’s Mock Trial Competition. During the competition on Feb. 22 and 23 in Arlington, Va., two UT College of Law teams, consisting of four students each, competed against 26 other teams.
February 26, 2019 8:43 amRecent graduates working in public interest law once again have the opportunity to receive assistance repaying their student debt through a program being offered by the University of Tennessee College of Law. Four graduates each received $4,000 in 2018 through the Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC Loan Repayment Assistance Program.
February 25, 2019 10:36 amUniversity of Tennessee College of Law students, staff, faculty, and recent graduates were recognized this month for their scholarship, service, and overall excellence. In an awards ceremony Friday, Feb.
February 15, 2019 4:00 pmThree University of Tennessee College of Law students have been selected to participate in the Tennessee Bar Association’s Diversity Leadership Institute. Third-year student Jenna Macnair, and second-year students Miranda Stoltz and Taylor Flake, will spend the next few months taking part in the leadership and mentoring program designed specifically for Tennessee students studying law.
February 15, 2019 8:54 amThe University of Tennessee College of Law has launched a partnership with the University of Tennessee at Martin to expand the 3+3 program. Beginning with the fall 2019 semester, UT Martin students choosing to major in English or political science on the Bachelor of Arts degree path can add a concentration in legal studies.
February 12, 2019 3:43 pmUniversity of Tennessee College of Law alumna Cheri Beasley has been named Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced Tuesday.