January 8, 2019 11:51 amUniversity of Tennessee College of Law Professor Paula Schaefer has been named the college’s associate dean for academic affairs. Schaefer, who joined the faculty of the College of Law in 2008, has taught courses in professional responsibility, civil procedure, e-discovery, pre-trial litigation, and behavioral legal ethics.
January 8, 2019 11:09 amThe University of Tennessee College of Law community is mourning the loss of Richard Wirtz, professor emeritus and former College of Law dean, who died Jan. 3 at his home in Knoxville.
November 7, 2018 11:09 amThroughout 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.
October 31, 2018 10:17 amImagine if the state of Tennessee was almost completely devoid of crime. It sounds far-fetched. And, it is. But it isn’t totally impossible. A majority of crimes committed in the state—large and small—stem from the opioid epidemic. And, the opioid problem is worse in East Tennessee than anywhere else in the state.
October 24, 2018 8:04 amThe University of Tennessee College of Law is expanding its reach to diverse students through an endowed scholarship program funded by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC, a national law firm based in Nashville.
October 19, 2018 2:45 pmThe University of Tennessee College of Law offers one of the best values in the country for students who are interested in becoming lawyers. According to a recent analysis completed by Prelaw Magazine, Tennessee ranks 13th in the nation among Best Value Law Schools.
October 3, 2018 3:36 pmFinding the best U.S. Supreme Court appointees should be less about technical legal excellence and more about practical wisdom. That’s the conclusion of University of Tennessee College of Law Professor Benjamin Barton whose nearly 20 years of legal scholarship has focused on analysis of the legal profession and its participants.
September 28, 2018 11:27 amThe University of Tennessee College of Law’s Business Law and Trademark Clinic is serving as a teaching model for a professor from China who’s striving to develop a similar clinical operation at Renmin University.
September 11, 2018 12:39 pmThe University of Tennessee College of Law has begun a concentrated effort to further expand relations and better serve students, as well as the legal community, in middle Tennessee.
August 31, 2018 9:29 amThe University of Tennessee College of Law welcomed its largest class of first-year students in more than five years to orientation activities this month. The class of 124 students includes 66 males and 58 females, Director of Admissions Sarah Busse said.