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UM Law School Hosts Faculty Writing Retreat

The University of Mississippi School of Law will host a summer writing retreat for its faculty, and other affiliated colleagues, … Continued

MacArthur Justice Center Announces Settlement to Speed Up Appointment of Public Defenders, Reduce Unnecessary Jail Time in Four MS Counties

The Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the ACLU of Mississippi today announced a settlement agreement … Continued

UM Law Assistant Dean Presents at Inaugural Conference

Interim Assistant Dean for Admissions and Scholarships Macey Edmondson recently presented a session at the inaugural National Association of Law Student Affairs … Continued

UM Law Mourns the Loss of Professor George Cochran

Professor George Colvin Cochran, 45-year law professor at the University of Mississippi, died June 19, 2017, at the age of … Continued

Longtime UM Law Professor Passes Away

The University of Mississippi School of Law is very saddened to announce the passing of Professor Emeritus George C. Cochran. … Continued

Professor Hoffheimer’s Article Cited by Justice Sotomayor

Professor Michael Hoffheimer’s article “Goodbye Significant Contacts: General Jurisdiction after Daimler AG v. Bauman,” Ohio St. L. J. 101 (2015)“ was … Continued

Professor Bullard Weighs in on Fiduciary Rule in New York Times and Forbes

Professor Mercer Bullard was recently quoted in a New York Times article about the U.S. Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule. In … Continued

UM Law School Mourns the Loss of Former Professor and Interim Dean

The University of Mississippi School of Law mourns the loss of Carolyn Ellis Staton. Staton, 71, died May 19, 2017, at … Continued

UM Law Professor Wins Children’s Advocacy Award

David Calder, clinical professor at the University of Mississippi School of Law, recently received the “Champions for Children” Award from … Continued

Mississippi Law Journal to Honor Dean Bell at Annual Spring Social

The Mississippi Law Journal is hosting their Spring Social on Thursday April 6, 2017 at the Iron Horse in Jackson, … Continued

MacArthur Justice Center Contributes to Mississippi Rules of Criminal Procedure

The MacArthur Justice Center at the University of Mississippi School of Law recently played a part in the adoption of … Continued

Pittman Named UM Law Professor of the Year

Professor Larry Pittman has been selected as the 2016-2017 Professor of the Year at the University of Mississippi School of … Continued