College of Law

Tag: Michael Higdon

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 Notes: April 2017

Posted April 19, 2017

Professor Brad Areheart’s article The Symmetry Principle will be published in Volume 58 of the Boston College Law Review. Professor Wendy Bach was selected as a Bellow Scholar for her criminalization of in-utero opiate transmission project. The Bellow Scholar program recognizes and supports the research projects of clinical law teachers that reflect the ideals of Professor […] Read more

Faculty Notes: March 2017

Posted March 27, 2017

Faculty Notes, compiled and written by Teri Baxter, is a monthly feature highlighting the achievements of faculty at UT Law including publications in academia and the media, speaking engagements, interviews, awards, and other accomplishments. Read more

Faculty Forum, May 2016

Posted May 19, 2016

Faculty Forum is a monthly feature highlighting the achievements of faculty at UT Law including publications in academia and the media, speaking engagements, interviews, awards, and other accomplishments. Read more

Faculty Forum, April 2016

Posted April 15, 2016

Faculty Forum is a monthly feature highlighting the achievements of faculty at UT Law including publications in academia and the media, speaking engagements, interviews, awards, and other accomplishments. Read more

UT Law wins second at national Prince evidence competition

Posted April 5, 2016

A team of University of Tennessee College of Law students won second place and second-best brief in the national Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition, besting thirty-four other law school teams from throughout the country. Students Sara Ohlman, Alex Thomason, and Garrett Ward represented UT Law in the thirty-first annual competition, hosted at Brooklyn Law School […] Read more

Faculty Forum, March 2016

Posted March 22, 2016

Faculty Forum is a monthly feature highlighting the achievements of faculty at UT Law including publications in academia and the media, speaking engagements, interviews, awards, and other accomplishments. Read more

Higdon talks thesis sentences in December issue of the Tennessee Bar Journal

Posted December 3, 2015

Michael Higdon, associate professor of law and director of legal writing, recently was published in the December issue of the Tennessee Bar Journal, which serves as the official monthly publication of the Tennessee Bar Association. Higdon’s article, “The Thesis Sentence: Communicating with the Impatient, Skeptical Legal Reader,” delves into the components of a successful thesis sentence, which Higdon says […] Read more