College of Law News

Alumnus and Lawyer for Chrysler Debt-holders to Lecture at UT This Week

Distinguished Alumni Lecturer Thomas Lauria, who represented a group of stockholders during the restructuring of automobile manufacturer Chrysler, will lecture at the UT College of Law at noon Friday, Oct. 22. Room 132 of the College of Law building. The lecture is free and open to the public.

College of Law Ranked Among Top 20 Best Value Law Programs

The College of Law at UT Knoxville has jumped three places in a national ranking which recognizes law schools that give students more “bang” for their tuition bucks. The UT College of Law is ranked 11th in the 2010 Top 20 Best Value Law Schools list by preLaw magazine, run by the National Jurist, a leading news source in the legal industry.

Security Measures for Justice Clarence Thomas Lecture

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas will visit UT Knoxville this week to lecture and take in Saturday’s UT-Florida game. His lecture will take place at 12:45 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 17, in the Cox Auditorium in the Alumni Memorial Building. The lecture is a ticketed event for the UT law community and is not open to the public. Those attending are asked to pay attention to the special security measures.

Student Tickets Available for Clarence Thomas’ Lecture

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas will visit UT Knoxville next week to lecture to the College of Law community and take in Saturday’s UT-Florida game. The lecture, to take place at 12:45 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 17 in Cox Auditorium, is being opened up to a limited number of students outside of the law program.

UT College of Law Named a Best Value Law School

The College of Law at UT Knoxville continues to be recognized nationally for giving students more “bang” for their tuition bucks. The UT College of Law has been selected as a 2010 Top 20 Best Value Law School by preLaw magazine, run by the National Jurist, a leading news source in the legal industry.

News Sentinel: UT law students seek to help Tenn. inmates

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.

Lawfully Wedded: UT Law Couple Graduates Together

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.

UT Team Wins Moot Court National Championship

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.