College of Law News

Wall Street Journal Notes College of Law’s Gains


The Wall Street Journal’s Law Blog describes UT’s College of Law as a ‘big mover’ with its jump in rankings from U.S. News and World Report. UT jumped 20 spots, moving from 72nd to 52nd, in a tie with University of Richmond.

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


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

A C Wharton

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.