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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

Yvette Butler to Join UM Law Faculty

OXFORD —A new faculty member will join the University of Mississippi School of Law beginning Fall 2020. Yvette Butler, an attorney who specializes in law related to sex work and…Continued

Faculty Highlights – August 2019

Professor of Law, Jamie L. Whitten Chair of Law and Government, and Faculty Athletics Representative Ron Rychlak oversaw the annual meeting of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS), in Boca…Continued

Faculty Highlights – July 2019

Michelle Hanlon, air and space law instructor, research counsel and associate director of the Center for Air and Space Law, was featured in an article by Politico earlier this month.…Continued

Macey Edmondson Honored for Student Service with the University’s Access Award

OXFORD, Miss. - Each year, University of Mississippi students who utilize Student Disability Services recognize faculty and staff members who go above and beyond in their support of students with…Continued

UM Law Faculty and Staff Recognized for Excellence

OXFORD, Miss. - Attending the University of Mississippi School of Law means learning from award-winning faculty and staff. In the 2018-19 academic year, six faculty and staff members were recognized…Continued

Law School Faculty and Staff Recognized for Service with Sullivan Award

OXFORD, Miss. - The McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement at the University of Mississippi recognizes faculty, staff, students and LOU community members for displaying servant leadership throughout…Continued

Faculty Highlights – April 2019

Michelle Hanlon, Air and Space Law Instructor and Research Counsel, wrote an article on the Apollo 11 Moon Landing that was picked up by Newsweek. Hanlon presented at the International Institute…Continued

Associate Dean Sandra Cox-McCarty Honored by IHL

OXFORD, Miss. – Sandra Cox-McCarty, associate dean for administration and diversity initiatives at the University of Mississippi School of Law, is dedicated to diversity and inclusion. For more than 27 years,…Continued

Faculty Highlights – March 2019

Professor Michael Hoffheimer published a new fourth edition of Conflict of Laws in the Examples and Explanations series by Wolters Kluwer. An active Supreme Court and state law developments required significant revisions, according to…Continued