College of Law

Grayfred Gray

Associate Professor Emeritus, Associate Professor of Law


BA, 1961, Washington and Lee University

JD, 1968, Vanderbilt University Law School


Professor Gray retired as a member of the University of Tennessee College of Law during the summer of 2001. During his 28 years as a member of the faculty, Prof. Gray was involved in the practice of mediation and in programs in which law students mediated cases before Tennessee courts and federal, state, and local government agencies.

During 1999-2000 Professor Gray served as draftsman for the Tennessee Title 33 Revision Commission, which comprehensively revised the title. The code on services to mentally ill and developmentally disabled people which he authored was enacted as Tennessee Public Chapter 947 on June 23, 2000. The title contains new statutes in Normalized form that facilitate the development of legal expert systems.

Professor Gray co-wrote the mediation manual that is currently in use by the Knox County General Sessions Court. He also has an interest in legal expert systems and has been published in the John Marshall Journal of Computer and Information Law, Jurimetrics Journal, and the Journal for the Integrated Study of Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science and Applied Epistemology.

Professor Gray received the Loevinger Prize from Jurimetrics Journal, the Bass, Berry & Sims Faculty Award for Service to the Bench and Bar, and a Chancellor’s Citation for Extraordinary Community Service.