College of Law News

UT Law to Host Domestic Violence CLE Program March 27

The College of Law invites alumni and other legal professionals to register for a new domestic violence continuing legal education program, “Taming the Tiger: Professionally Representing Your Client in Domestic Violence Cases and Navigating Order of Protection Court,” to be held Friday, March 27.

3 UT law students help fight wrongful convictions

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UT law students work on old cases through the Innocence and Wrongful Convictions Clinic. The program can be found at colleges across America.  WBIR-TV‘s Heidi Wigdahl takes a look inside the program and students’ work with one wrongful conviction case that freed wrongly convicted Margo Freshwater.

Memphis Mayor to Deliver Keynote at UT Law’s Fifteenth Blackshear Gala

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City of Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton will deliver the keynote address at the fifteenth annual Julian Blackshear Jr. Scholarship Gala, which recognizes and celebrates students and alumni who have positively impacted the UT College of Law through their commitment to diversity.

College of Law Wills Clinic Accepting Clients

Since the fall of 2009, the Homer A. Jones Jr. Wills Clinic at the UT College of Law has been providing estate planning services to East Tennesseans of modest means.

Law Student Awarded Latino Civil Rights Scholarship

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juan-quevedo-headshotJuan Cristóbal Quevedo, a second-year student at the College of Law, was one of twelve students nationwide to be awarded the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund Law School Scholarship. Quevedo, the only scholarship recipient from a law school in the Southeast, is an immigrant from Mexico who successfully coordinated his family’s seven-year immigration case.