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New UT College of Law Course Focuses on Attorneys General

The College of Law is giving students a closer look at the work of states’ attorneys general through a pilot program that combines classroom instruction with a summer externship experience. The college will provide a sneak peek of the program at noon on Tuesday, March 27, at the College of Law with speakers Bob Cooper and Jim Hood, attorneys general in Tennessee and Mississippi, respectively.

UT College of Law Welcomes Diverse First-Year Class

The University of Tennessee College of Law has welcomed its most diverse class in the college’s history. Of the 160 students enrolled for the Class of 2014, 46 of them, or 29 percent, are students of color. Class members range in age from 21 to 65. Approximately 42 percent of the class is female and 58 percent is male, tracking the national applicant pool that is predominantly male this year. The Class of 2014, one of the college’s largest, was selected from nearly 1,300 applicants.

College of Law Recognized as a ‘Best Value Law School’

A legal education at UT Knoxville has long been an excellent value, and the College of Law continues to be recognized nationally for giving students an excellent “bang” for their tuition dollars. National Jurist Magazine has ranked the UT College of Law as the nation’s 14th Best Value Law School.