Penny White, a UT Law professor and former Tennessee Supreme Court justice, recently discussed the ousting of Fairfax County, Virginia, Justice Jane Marum Roush in an interview with the Washington Post. In the article, White says that the lack of female judicial appointments in Virginia and nationwide are both direct results of gender bias in the appointment process.
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Four faculty members have been selected as fellows for the Southeastern Conference’s 2012-13 Academic Leadership Development Program. David Golden, Catherine Luther, John Stier, and Penny White join forty-six faculty and administrators from SEC schools who were chosen to participate in the professional development initiative.
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.