Potential law school applicants are invited to attend the Law School Admission Workshop and Recruitment Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 8, at UT Knoxville. The workshop is free and no preregistration is necessary.
College of Law News
In this Knoxville News Sentinel story, Ben Barton, UT law professor, talks about the the Innocence Clinic, an academic clinical program within the College of Law’s Legal Clinic. Students have just completed their first year of working in the clinical program designed to help free Tennessee inmates who have provable claims of factual innocence.
There’s nothing wrong with a little friendly competition between husband and wife. Just ask Beth Wilson and Brad Vaughan, married UT Knoxville College of Law students who are graduating together this week.
A team from the UT Knoxville College of Law has won the Giles Sutherland Rich moot court national championship in Washington, D.C. Composed of third level law student Josh Lee and second level law student Stephen Adams, the team won by a split decision over American University.
An expert in Internet law, Glenn Reynolds, professor in the College of Law, reviews “Cyber War” by Richard Clarke and Robert Knake for the Wall Street Journal.
UT Knoxville’s nuclear engineering graduate program is now a top 10 program, according to the U.S. News and World Report 2011 graduate rankings. The program was ranked ninth in the country, rising three spots from last year. UT’s law, education and logistics programs also were ranked among the best in the nation.
Lawyer Fred Bartlit Jr. had to slip away from his daughter’s wedding reception in 2000 when he was called to represent presidential candidate George W. Bush in the Florida election dispute against opponent Al Gore. It was just one of the many high-profile battles the 77-year-old lawyer has taken on during his 45-plus years as a trial lawyer. Bartlit will speak at noon on April 5 at the UT Knoxville College of Law Room 132.
Students from Austin East Magnet High School, who are in the Black Law Students Association’s Street Law Program, will make their first visit to the UT Knoxville College of Law today to observe classes and participate in a panel discussion as part of the BLSA week of service.
“Thinking about Law School?” is the theme of a workshop for prospective law students to be held Feb. 24 at the College of Law at UT Knoxville. The free event, to be held from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., is for college graduates, currently enrolled college or community college students, high school students and advisers at these schools.
To conclude more than a week’s worth of programs on national and regional water issues, a roundtable discussion will be held Tuesday, Feb. 9, to discuss the future of water policy in the region. The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Toyota Auditorium at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, 1640 Cumberland Ave. It is free and open to the public.