News Archives

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.

Recent graduate’s paper earns third place in writing contest

September 20, 2019 11:38 am
Brennan Foy, a 2019 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law, was awarded third place in the New York State Bar Association’s annual writing competition. Foy’s paper, titled “Animal Welfare and India’s Constitution: A Blueprint for the United States and the World,” started out as a passion project.

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.

Alumna appointed to serve as US Magistrate Judge

September 18, 2019 9:41 am
University of Tennessee College of Law alumna Cynthia Richardson Wyrick has been appointed to serve as a United States Magistrate Judge. Pamela L. Reeves, chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District and also a College of Law alumna, announced the news Tuesday.

University recognizes contributions of three College of Law alumni

September 10, 2019 4:29 pm
Three University of Tennessee College of Law alumni were recently honored at a university gala celebrating 225 years of Volunteers lighting the way for others. The Alumni Awards Gala recognized those who have become achievers in their fields and dedicated their time and service to their alma mater.

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.

Recent graduate selected to head pro bono efforts

September 4, 2019 11:41 am
Lauren Baxter has been selected to serve as the University of Tennessee College of Law’s Access to Justice and Pro Bono Program Fellow.  In her role, Baxter will provide guidance for the College of Law’s student pro bono program, recruiting student volunteers and attorneys to offer pro bono services.

Faculty Forum: August 2019

September 2, 2019 10:32 am
Faculty 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 Dwight Aarons published The Legislature as the Place for Crafting Policies for Corporations, 20 Tenn. J. Bus. L. 959 (2019).