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Environmental law conference set for Oct. 20-22

Posted October 6, 2017

The University of Tennessee College of Law will host the eighth annual Appalachian Public Interest Environmental Law Conference later this month. Lawyers, activists, students, scientists, faculty, and members of the community are invited to the international, three-day conference that centers upon achieving environmental and social justice throughout the Appalachian bioregion and surrounding areas. Read more

College awards first Hardwick-Woods fellowship

Posted September 26, 2017

Third-year law student Sloane Lynch has been named the University of Tennessee College of Law’s first Hardwick-Woods Fellowship recipient. As the fellowship recipient, Lynch will work closely with the Institute for Professional Leadership as a teaching assistant for the Institute’s curricular offerings. 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

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

Alumna receives New Advocate of the Year award

Posted September 1, 2017

University of Tennessee College of Law 2013 graduate Christina Magráns-Tillery has received the 2017 New Advocate of the Year Award. Magráns-Tillery is a staff attorney at Legal Aid of East Tennessee. Read more

All-community response underway with Houston flooding

Posted August 28, 2017

UT Law Professor Glenn Reynolds is sourced in this story from The Christian Science Monitor. The story suggests that the all-hands-on-deck response to historic floods in Houston, Texas, exemplifies something new. It’s a template for what the nation’s top emergency managers call “whole-community” response.   Read more