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Faculty Forum: September 2017

Posted September 29, 2017

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. TaxProf Blog’s Article of the Week for the first week of September was Professor Eric Franklin Amarante’s article with Lori D. Johnson and Jeanne Frazier Price, Research […] Read more

Areheart recognized for labor and employment law scholarship

Posted September 18, 2017

Brad Areheart, associate professor of law at the University of Tennessee College of Law, has been awarded the second annual Michael J. Zimmer Memorial Award. The award was presented to Areheart last week at the 12th annual Colloquium on Scholarship in Employment and Labor Law at Texas A&M University School of Law. Labor and employment […] Read more

Wall Street Journal offers praise for UT Law professor’s book

Posted September 7, 2017

Professor Benjamin Barton’s book is now the subject of a Wall Street Journal book review. The book was reviewed last month by the New York Times. In Wall Street Journal review of “Rebooting Justice,” author Jonathan H. Adler, a Case Western Reserve University School of Law professor, says the book asks the right questions. Read more

Jewel earns recognition for legal communication scholarship

Posted September 6, 2017

Lucille Jewel, Professor of Law at UT, has been awarded the inaugural Teresa Godwin Phelps Award for Scholarship in Legal Communication from the Board of Directors of the Legal Writing Institute. The Phelps Award highlights individual works of outstanding scholarship specific to the legal writing discipline and helps set aspirational standards for other writings. Read more

Professor finds balance, fulfillment through stages of his life

Posted September 5, 2017

A unique collection of black-framed prints is strategically displayed on Law Professor Michael Higdon’s office in the University of Tennessee College of Law. All theatrical posters of well-known plays, the prints add a colorful focal point to an otherwise dull and tall white wall. Read more

Faculty Forum: August 2017

Posted August 30, 2017

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 was quoted in the Business Insider article “People who donate to white supremacist groups can get a tax break because the IRS […] Read more

New York Times offers praise for UT Law Professor’s book

Posted August 1, 2017

UT Law Professor Benjamin Barton’s book “Rebooting Justice: More Technology, Fewer Lawyers and The Future of Law” has earned high praise in a New York Times book review. In the book Barton co-authored with Stephanos Bibas, the two argue that the legal system is too complex and legal advice is too expensive. Read more

Faculty Notes: July 2017

Posted July 30, 2017

Faculty Notes 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 Doug Blaze has joined the board of ThinkTennessee, a nonpartisan think tank dedicated to developing and promoting ideas to move Tennessee forward. The organization believes […] Read more

Faculty Notes: June 2017

Posted June 19, 2017

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.  The Wisconsin International Law Journal recently published Professor Robert Blitt’s article Equality and Nondiscrimination through the Eyes of an International Religious Organization: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) Response to […] Read more