April 11, 2021 8:13 pmMany 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.
April 9, 2021 10:43 pmThe 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.
February 23, 2021 6:14 pmOur criminal justice system isn’t doing enough to rehabilitate and assist those who are being released from prison and trying to reestablish their lives, Cyntoia Brown Long told an audience at the College of Law on Tuesday.
February 13, 2021 1:27 pmAlumna Brooklyn Sawyers Belk is serving the College of Law this semester as an advocate in residence and visiting professor. In that position, Belk will be teaching and mentoring students. She will also present a community-wide lecture.
February 9, 2021 10:43 amThe University of Tennessee College of Law will host Cyntoia Brown Long at an upcoming event sponsored by the Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender and Social Justice.
January 22, 2021 8:28 pmThe UT College of Law Legal Clinic has been awarded a $3,000 grant to fund a project that will enable it to be more responsive to communities of color most harmed by systemic and structural racism.
October 12, 2020 4:42 pmThe College of Law faculty have released the latest in the video series “How Did We Get Here?” with further examination of the U.S. jury system. In this most recent addition to the series, Professor Penny White discusses how juries rarely, if ever, reflect the racial diversity of the community – particularly in criminal cases.
October 7, 2020 4:50 pmThree University of Tennessee College of Law students have been selected to serve as fellows focused on leadership and inclusion efforts within the college.
September 29, 2020 9:06 amCollege of Law graduate Karla Mendez has joined the Legal Clinic to assist in efforts to serve underrepresented populations in East Tennessee.
August 18, 2020 4:19 pmThe University of Tennessee College of Law has selected four alumni to receive financial awards through the Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC Loan Repayment Assistance Program. This program, now in its third year, annually provides financial assistance to College of Law graduates who work in public interest law.