Melanie Wilson

Graduates encouraged to be tenacious

May 10, 2019 3:44 pm
University of Tennessee College of Law alumus Ali Safavi told students Friday to think of themselves as underdogs if they want to succeed.

Graduate employment rates remain high for 2018 grads

April 20, 2019 2:20 pm
College of Law graduates remain successful finding jobs, both at the time of graduation and 10 months afterward, keeping the school’s post-graduation employment rates among the highest in five years. According to information shared earlier this month with the American Bar Association, 93% of 2018 graduates were employed 10 months after graduation.

College of Law jumps in latest U.S. News rankings

March 12, 2019 9:58 am
The University of Tennessee College of Law ranks 30th among all public law schools in the U.S., and 59th nationally among both public and private schools, according to the 2020 U.S. News and World Report graduate school rankings released today.

College of Law partners with UT Martin to offer law degree option

February 15, 2019 8:54 am
The University of Tennessee College of Law has launched a partnership with the University of Tennessee at Martin to expand the 3+3 program.  Beginning with the fall 2019 semester, UT Martin students choosing to major in English or political science on the Bachelor of Arts degree path can add a concentration in legal studies.

Blackshear Gala celebrates College of Law diversity

February 12, 2019 2:19 pm
The University of Tennessee College of Law honored two of its alumni and three current students during the 19th Annual Julian Blackshear, Jr. Gala on Feb. 8. The Blackshear Gala, named for one of the college’s first African American graduates, serves as a fundraiser for diversity education.

Faculty Forum: January 2019

February 1, 2019 12:53 pm
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 interviewed and quoted in the article “White supremacist groups exploit IRS loophole to make millions” on ThinkProgress.org.

Faculty Forum – November 2018

December 1, 2018 9:18 am
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.

PreLaw Magazine ranks UT Law a Best Value Law School

October 19, 2018 2:45 pm
The 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.

Faculty Forum – September 2018

October 1, 2018 9:33 am
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.