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Student influences change in Knoxville through advocacy

May 3, 2021 7:07 am
When Tomi Robb decided to attend college, she wasn’t sure she wanted to move across the state to attend the University of Tennessee.  Her home was in Gallatin. She was the youngest child of five, the only girl in the family and the first who would attend college.

Law students successful in national health law competition

April 16, 2021 1:13 pm
A team of University of Tennessee College of Law students has placed second in the 2021 L. Edward Bryant, Jr. National Health Law Transactional Competition. Second-year law students Matt Arent, Grace Ewell and Braxton Kinney competed against 27 teams in late March in the virtual event hosted by Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

Alumnus provides gift to support faculty, promote scholarship

April 14, 2021 6:21 pm
The University of Tennessee College of Law has received a gift from alumnus Reggie Hill (’80) that will be used to fund a promising junior faculty member.  Beginning in January, the College of Law will offer the award annually and will designate the recipient as the John Reginald Hill Faculty Scholar.

Law student aids employability of people with convictions

April 11, 2021 8:13 pm
Many Americans spend more time at work than in their homes. For Rachel Tom-Quinn, a third-year student in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Law, it’s important that employers and employees have safe and fair working environments where they can thrive.

College celebrates diversity at annual scholarship gala

April 9, 2021 10:43 pm
The College of Law honored several students and two alumni Thursday while virtually hosting the annual Julian Blackshear, Jr. Scholarship Gala. The event, coordinated by the Marilyn Yarbrough Chapter of the Black Law Student Association, is designed to celebrate diversity and honor Blackshear as one of the College of Law’s first African-American graduates.

US News ranks UT College of Law 31st among public law schools

March 30, 2021 8:26 am
The University of Tennessee College of Law’s strengths as a top public law school, a national leader in legal clinical training and growing force in business and corporate law are reflected in newly released rankings of best law schools.  The U.S.

College hosts Blackshear Scholarship Gala 2021 virtually

March 23, 2021 3:36 pm
The University of Tennessee College of Law will host the annual Julian Blackshear, Jr. Scholarship Gala early next month. The featured guest is Shelby County Tennessee Commissioner Van Turner (’02) who was instrumental in the efforts to remove Confederate statues from public parks in Memphis, Tennessee. The event will be held virtually.