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College of Law students offer tax prep assistance

February 25, 2021 2:58 pm
The College of Law is offering virtual assistance throughout the month of March for taxpayers who have questions about completing their tax forms. Students will meet with taxpayers virtually to answer questions Monday through Friday between noon and 1 p.m. and again Tuesday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Cyntoia Brown Long outlines obstacles in justice, legal systems

February 23, 2021 6:14 pm
Our criminal justice system isn’t doing enough to rehabilitate and assist those who are being released from prison and trying to reestablish their lives, Cyntoia Brown Long told an audience at the College of Law on Tuesday.

Brooklyn Sawyers Belk to serve as advocate in residence

February 13, 2021 1:27 pm
Alumna Brooklyn Sawyers Belk is serving the College of Law this semester as an advocate in residence and visiting professor. In that position, Belk will be teaching and mentoring students. She will also present a community-wide lecture.

Business law clinic students learning by doing

January 26, 2021 12:35 pm
The College of Law Legal Clinic is providing budding entrepreneurs and community members with the legal assistance they need to make their business goals a reality. Knoxville’s aspiring entrepreneurs are receiving financial support for their innovative start-up ideas with support from the Oak Ridge National Laboratories Innovation Crossroads program.

Legal Clinic launches effort to study systemic racism

January 22, 2021 8:28 pm
The UT College of Law Legal Clinic has been awarded a $3,000 grant to fund a project that will enable it to be more responsive to communities of color most harmed by systemic and structural racism.

UT College of Law ranks 14th best value nationally

December 14, 2020 11:07 am
The University of Tennessee College of Law has been ranked among the best value law schools in the country by preLaw Magazine. The magazine’s Fall 2020 issue identifies 20 law schools as those offering students the best education for the money and Tennessee ranks 14th on the list.

Students win regional moot court competition

November 30, 2020 11:05 am
The University of Tennessee College of Law’s National Moot Court team will advance to national finals after winning the regional event earlier this month. Third-year law student Kayla Rask, and second-year students Mark Kelly and Joseph Robinson outperformed teams from nine other schools to secure the regional championship.   During the virtual competition Nov.