Dean Melanie Wilson

Katz Law Library room to be named in honor of Spenser Powell

April 3, 2019 8:33 am
The College of Law will pay tribute to the memory of Spenser F. Powell by naming a library study space in his honor. Powell, a 2017 graduate of the College of Law, died on May 26, 2018 as he was participating in a half marathon in his hometown of Memphis, Tenn.

To be a first-generation college student is to be a leader

November 7, 2018 11:09 am
Throughout 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.

Faculty Forum – October 2018

November 1, 2018 12:01 pm
Faculty 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.

Faculty Forum – August 2018

September 1, 2018 10:21 am
Faculty 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.

Supreme Court ruling opens door for LLM students in Tennessee

February 8, 2018 3:22 pm
A ruling from the Tennessee Supreme Court this month has opened the door for the University of Tennessee College of Law to better educate and prepare foreign-educated lawyers who seek to practice law in the United States.

Ever wonder what a law school’s chief administrator does?

January 2, 2018 12:57 am
Throughout the month of January, University of Tennessee College of Law Dean Melanie Wilson shares her experience in leading the college, its faculty, staff, and students. Follow her journey through this blog.