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Incoming UT Law students have history of high academic achievement

August 22, 2019 3:11 pm
The University of Tennessee College of Law’s incoming class of students is both the largest and most accomplished in several years. The class of 2022 boasts a median Law School Admission Test (LSAT) score of 159, the highest of any class since 2012, and the median undergraduate grade point average of 3.

Faculty Forum: July 2019

July 30, 2019 3:17 pm
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 Wendy Bach’s article “Prosecuting Poverty, Criminalizing Care” has been published in volume 60 of the William & Mary Law Review.

Three professors earn promotions at UT Law

July 30, 2019 9:54 am
Two University of Tennessee College of Law professors have earned promotions, and another will assume a new role as associate dean in the Fall 2019 semester. Professor Briana Rosenbaum, who joined the UT College of Law in 2013 to teach courses in litigation, criminal law, evidence, and procedural law, has earned tenure.

Jewel chosen to lead legal writing

July 23, 2019 1:49 pm
Law Professor Lucy Jewel has been selected to lead the College of Law’s Legal Writing Program. Jewel said as the program’s new director she will focus on better connecting the process of legal writing to the process of legal research. “I think there’s a lot of room for synergy here,” she said.

Work That Makes a Difference – Beth Ford (’77)

July 22, 2019 9:44 am
Beth Ford (’77) doesn’t believe people should forever be judged on the actions they have taken on the worst days of their lives. That’s what has led her to work as a community defender for the Federal Defender Services of Eastern Tennessee.

Meeting the Need

July 18, 2019 3:23 pm
UT Law alumni commit to serving Tennessee residents by implementing a service to better provide legal aid. During their lunch hour at the University of Tennessee College of Law, nearly 30 students are huddled in a classroom around laptop computers in groups of three or four.

Graduate selected for American Bar Association leadership training

July 16, 2019 3:32 pm
Recent College of Law graduate Samuel Henninger (’19) has been selected to serve in the Leadership Academy of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section. Throughout the two-year program, Henninger will attend presentations at annual meetings, and live programs at regular section meetings, and will receive additional training through the organization’s webinars.