UT Law welcomes larger, more diverse class of students

August 31, 2017 10:20 am
The University of Tennessee College of Law this month welcomed its largest class of incoming students in four years. The class of 2020 includes 122 students who are residents of 17 different states: 85 are in-state, while 37 are out-of-state students.

Volunteer Villager

March 21, 2016 1:28 pm
UT Law student and photographer Patrick Morrison (’16) discusses his recent work in ‪‎Peru‬ with CISV International to help children from around the world learn about building a better world— and how the experience is central to his passion for advocacy and volunteerism.

UT Law to honor Martin Luther King legacy with week of events

December 17, 2015 10:03 am
The UT Law community will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the legacy of the day’s namesake through a week of events that focus on service, dialogue, and community-building. The college’s Martin Luther King Jr. Week will be January 16–22, 2016.

UT Law names Morgan first director of diversity and inclusion

August 19, 2015 10:30 am
The University of Tennessee College of Law recently named Katrice W. Jones Morgan as its first director of diversity and inclusion. The new position is part of Dean Melanie D. Wilson’s initiative to promote greater diversity at UT Law and further enrich the college’s community.

Equality: 50 years of the Civil Rights Act

December 1, 2014 1:00 pm
How far we’ve come—and how far we still have to go. “We must not approach the observance and enforcement of this law in a vengeful spirit. Its purpose is not to punish. Its purpose is not to divide, but to end divisions—divisions which have lasted all too long. Its purpose is national, not regional.