National Sea Grant Law Center at UM Law Launches State Marine Aquaculture Policy Dashboard

OXFORD, Miss – The National Sea Grant Law Center at the University of Mississippi School of Law in collaboration with researchers at Florida State University have developed an online dashboard…Continued

Prof. Berry’s Journal Article Examines Constitutionality of Plea Bargaining in Capital Cases

OXFORD, Miss. – Given the choice between a death sentence and a plea deal, many defendants – innocent or not – choose to plead guilty, even if the cost is…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

UM Law, Declaration Center Celebrate Constitution Day with Panel of Esteemed Scholars

The Declaration of Independence Center for the Study of American Freedom in conjunction with the University of Mississippi School of Law hosted a Constitution Day panel on "Equality at the…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

UM Law School Promotes Air and Space Law Faculty Members

The University of Mississippi School of Law has promoted faculty members Michelle Hanlon and Charles Stotler as assistant professors of practice and elevated their leadership roles within the Center for…Continued

Law Professor Named to FAA Spaceflight Safety Committee

Committee to navigate laws, safety regulations of humans in spaceflight   OXFORD, Miss. – The Federal Aviation Administration has launched a rulemaking committee to develop regulations for human safety in…Continued

Four New Faculty Members to Join UM Law for 2023-24

The University of Mississippi School of Law will have four new faces among its faculty this upcoming year, bringing a wide-range of expertise and experience to the law school. Jade…Continued

Rules of the Final Frontier: UM Students Ponder Space Law

Students, recent graduates present at conference on the laws governing space OXFORD, Miss. – Each time a person swipes their credit card, fills up their car or turns on Netflix,…Continued

JXN Undivided Coalition and Members File Free Speech Lawsuit Challenging Protest Restriction in Senate Bill 2343

The challenged law requires prior written authorization from Commissioner of Public Safety Sean Tindell or Chief of Capitol Police Bo Luckey to have any event on sidewalks or streets next…Continued