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Five UM Law Alums Inducted into Hall of Fame

OXFORD, Miss. – Five alumni of the University of Mississippi School of Law have been recognized for their careers and support of the law school by their induction into the…Continued

Like Mother, Like Daughter: Patricia Wise Administers Oath of Office to Crystal Wise Martin for Chancery Seat

Many children regard their parents as heroes. Young children look to parents with starry eyes as their role models, and some follow in the footsteps of a parent by entering…Continued

UM Law Alum, Chief Justice Waller Retires after 21 Years on MS Supreme Court

OXFORD, Miss. - After more than 21 years on the bench, Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice William L. Waller, Jr. will hang up his robe and retire Jan. 31. Waller…Continued

Several UM Law Alums Begin 2019 as a Newly-Elected Judge, Others Retire

OXFORD, Miss. - The Mississippi Judicial College at the University of Mississippi School of Law trained a record number of new judges to begin their terms in 2019. A dozen…Continued

30th Annual PILF Auction to Benefit Public Interest Work

OXFORD, Miss. – The Public Interest Law Foundation at the University of Mississippi School of Law is bringing Mardi Gras to Oxford in February for the 2019 PILF Silent and…Continued

UM Law Unveils New Air and Space Certificate Program for Non-Lawyer Professionals

OXFORD, Miss. – The program in air and space law at the University of Mississippi School of Law is launching a new graduate certificate program for non-lawyer professionals. The Graduate…Continued

UM Law Alum, Adjunct Professor Kenneth Griffis takes Supreme Court oath Feb. 1

OXFORD, Miss. – Newly appointed Mississippi Supreme Court Justice T. Kenneth Griffis, Jr. will take his oath of office Feb. 1. Griffis became Chief Judge of the Mississippi Court of…Continued

UM Law Alumna Becomes First Woman to Lead MS Court of Appeals

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi School of Law alumna Donna M.Barnes will become the first female to lead the Mississippi Court of Appeals on Feb. 1. An investiture ceremony…Continued

UM Law School to Host Tribute to Sen. Thad Cochran

OXFORD, Miss. – Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran has left a lasting legacy on the University of Mississippi, as well as the state and nation. To honor his many contributions to…Continued

Recent Alumna Selected for Equal Justice Works Fellowship

Recent graduate Brittany Bane (JD 2018) has been selected as a recipient of the 2018 Equal Justice Works Fellowship, one of the most prestigious and competitive post-graduate fellowships in the…Continued

University Appoints Alumna Erica McKinley as General Counsel

The University of Mississippi has appointed Erica McKinley (JD 1998) as general counsel. McKinley, former chief operating officer for the National Basketball Players Association, is an attorney with nearly 20…Continued

Annual Celebration Honors Law School’s Pro Bono Initiative

The University of Mississippi School of Law recently hosted the end of the year Pro Bono Initiative (PBI) luncheon. This luncheon recognized both student volunteers and faculty leaders, who participate…Continued