Bruce McMullen, partner in the Memphis office of Baker Donelson, will deliver the keynote address at the sixteenth annual Julian Blackshear Jr. Scholarship Gala.
College of Law News
February is Black History Month, the annual celebration of the achievements of black Americans and their role in US history. UT is celebrating the month with a slate of events across departments. The Clarence Brown Theatre is staging A Lesson Before Dying in conjunction with Knox County Public Library’s The Big Read, and other campus offices are hosting events related to the production.
Undergraduate students can now earn both a bachelor’s degree and law degree in six years, one year less than what is normally required. UT 3+3 is a new accelerated degree program offered by the College of Law and College of Arts and Sciences.
The UT College of Law is now accepting applications for its first advanced law degree, the Master of Laws (LLM) in United States business law.
Celebrating its rich and transformative 125-year history, the UT College of Law will announce its campaign to raise $45 million.
The College of Law is one of the nation’s outstanding law schools, according to the Princeton Review’s annual guide to law schools, The Best 173 Law Schools: 2016 Edition.
Alumnus William Carey Bateman III (’15) has been working in Budapest, Hungary, over the past few weeks, witnessing firsthand the refugee crisis in Europe. He recently described his experiences in a guest column for The Commercial Appeal.
The College of Law is one of the top ten law schools nationwide graduating students with the least debt, according to U.S. News and World Report.
The Watershed Faculty Consortium is hosting its fourth symposium on water availability on Tuesday, September 15. This year’s event will focus on policy and its impact on environmental laws and water needs.
David Wolitz, associate professor of law, spoke to WATE on September 4 about Kentucky clerk Kim Davis’ rights under the First Amendment to deny same-sex marriage licenses out of her Rowan County office. Davis was recently jailed after a judge found her in contempt of court and ruled that she could not disobey the law by refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses.