November 7, 2018 11:09 amThroughout the month of November, the University of Tennessee is celebrating first-generation college students and their determination to overcome obstacles and pursue their education. University of Tennessee College of Law Dean Melanie D. Wilson, the first in her family to attend college, advocates for others to follow her lead.
October 31, 2018 10:17 amImagine if the state of Tennessee was almost completely devoid of crime. It sounds far-fetched. And, it is. But it isn’t totally impossible. A majority of crimes committed in the state—large and small—stem from the opioid epidemic. And, the opioid problem is worse in East Tennessee than anywhere else in the state.
October 24, 2018 9:33 amFaculty Forum is a monthly feature written by Teri Baxter highlighting the achievements of faculty at UT Law including publications in academia and the media, speaking engagements, interviews, awards, and other accomplishments.
October 19, 2018 2:45 pmThe University of Tennessee College of Law offers one of the best values in the country for students who are interested in becoming lawyers. According to a recent analysis completed by Prelaw Magazine, Tennessee ranks 13th in the nation among Best Value Law Schools.
October 3, 2018 3:36 pmFinding the best U.S. Supreme Court appointees should be less about technical legal excellence and more about practical wisdom. That’s the conclusion of University of Tennessee College of Law Professor Benjamin Barton whose nearly 20 years of legal scholarship has focused on analysis of the legal profession and its participants.
September 29, 2018 8:10 pmTom Wilson understands the importance of diversity of thought and varying points of view. As a labor and international employment attorney, Wilson helps companies connect with employees around the world. He negotiates with labor unions and handles issues for companies related to their labor relations.
September 28, 2018 11:27 amThe University of Tennessee College of Law’s Business Law and Trademark Clinic is serving as a teaching model for a professor from China who’s striving to develop a similar clinical operation at Renmin University.
September 11, 2018 12:39 pmThe University of Tennessee College of Law has begun a concentrated effort to further expand relations and better serve students, as well as the legal community, in middle Tennessee.
September 10, 2018 3:21 pmJames Frank Wilson (’75) believes by investing in the education of young people, and giving them the skills they need to succeed, you have the power to change lives.
September 1, 2018 10:21 amFaculty Forum is a monthly feature written by Teri Baxter highlighting the achievements of faculty at UT Law including publications in academia and the media, speaking engagements, interviews, awards, and other accomplishments. Professor Eric Franklin Amarante’s article, Unregulated Charity, will be published in a forthcoming issue of the WASHINGTON LAW REVIEW.