Brooklyn Sawyers Belk to serve as advocate in residence

February 13, 2021 1:27 pm
Alumna 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.

Legal Clinic launches effort to study systemic racism

January 22, 2021 8:28 pm
The 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.

Latest in College of Law video series addresses jury selection

October 12, 2020 4:42 pm
The 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.

Four graduates receive loan repayment assistance

August 18, 2020 4:19 pm
The 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.

Law faculty to discuss race and gender disparities in academia

June 18, 2020 10:57 am
Renowned author and interdisciplinary professor Meera E. Deo will lead a virtual workshop with College of Law faculty this month to discuss her book “Unequal Profession.” Deo’s research centers upon trends in legal education, institutional diversity and affirmative action.