Prof. Hanlon Calls for U.S. to Invest in ‘New Space Race’

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi law professor Michelle Hanlon spoke before the House Committee on Natural Resources in December to make the case for more consideration and investment in…Continued

When is a Public Official’s Social Media Private? Prof. Green Offers Analysis

The U.S. Supreme Court will take up two cases Tuesday (Oct. 31) to answer a new question regarding Americans’ First Amendment rights: Can elected officials block their constituents on social…Continued

Prof. Rychlak to Study Mobile-Online Sports Betting for State Committee

Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann has appointed University of Mississippi law professor Ronald Rychlak to the state’s first mobile-online sports betting task force. House Bill 606, which passed by overwhelming vote in March, decreed that…Continued

Professor Hanlon Calls for Ethical Approach to Human Experiments in Space

University of Mississippi law professor Michelle Hanlon co-authored an article published in the journal Science that offers best practices for human research in space. Each time astronauts venture into space provides…Continued

Michelle Hanlon Named Space Activist of the Year by National Space Society

Michelle Hanlon, Executive Director of the Center for Air and Space Law and Assistant Professor of Practice at the University of Mississippi School of Law, has been awarded the 2023 Chris…Continued

Professor Farish Percy Elected Fellow of American College of Coverage Counsel

Farish Percy, University of Mississippi School of Law Professor of Law and Jamie L. Whitten Chair of Law and Government, has been elected as a Fellow of the American College…Continued

Gershon Presents Top Five Code Sections That Should Not Exist At Alabama

From Tax Prof Blog:  Richard Gershon (Mississippi) presented Top Five Code Sections That Should Not Exist at Alabama this week: As a fan of the strange and unusual, I am a fan of…Continued

MacArthur Center Director Cliff Johnson Files Complaint with Judicial Commission

The Mississippi head of a legal advocacy organization has filed a formal complaint with the state judicial commission against a municipal judge whose no-knock search warrants have been challenged in…Continued

Sandra Cox-McCarty Named UM Staff Member of the Month

OXFORD, Miss. — Sandra Cox-McCarty, associate dean for administration and diversity initiatives, has been named Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for June. To help us get to know…Continued

Dean Susan Duncan’s Gift Supports School of Law Fund

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi law student Ethan Booker, of Oxford, is spending his summer working with the Queens District Attorney’s Office-Homicide Unit in New York, an opportunity made possible by…Continued

Curtis Flowers Defense Team Receives Frederick Douglass Human Rights Award

UM Law’s Innocence Project has represented Flowers since 2015 This week, the Southern Center for Human Rights awarded the Curtis Flowers defense team, which includes the George C. Cochran Innocence…Continued

UM Law Faculty Serve on ABA Reading Group to Evaluate Qualifications of Supreme Court Nominee

OXFORD, Miss. - Twelve University of Mississippi School of Law professors just completed service as part of a reading group for the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on the Federal…Continued