UM Law Alumna and Adjunct Professor to Clerk on U.S. Supreme Court

Tobi Young, a 2003 graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law and an adjunct professor, has been selected as a U.S. Supreme Court clerk for Justice Neil Gorsuch.…Continued

SBA Announces Spring Awards Recipients

The Student Bar Association recently announced the recipients of the 2018 Spring Awards. Each year, the SBA awards the Outstanding Law Professor of the Year Award, the Outstanding Staff Member…Continued

Hall Receives Faculty Excellence Award

Professor Matthew Hall has been named the recipient of this year’s Ben A. Hardy Faculty Excellence Award, which is chosen annually by the Dean of the Law School and the…Continued

Mississippi Law Journal to Publish Special Issue Focused on State’s Legal History

The Mississippi Law Journal is putting together a special issue featuring several works focused on Mississippi legal history, including articles written by Antonia Eliason, a University of Mississippi professor of…Continued

UM Law Participating in Discussion Aimed at Business Beginners

Business experts from the University of Mississippi and the local community will lead a discussion Wednesday (Feb. 28) about questions potential business owners need to investigate before forming a limited liability company.…Continued

UM Law to Host ABA-SEER Policy Symposium

The University of Mississippi will host an American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources policy symposium on Thursday, March 8. This year’s ABA-SEER symposium is entitled “Shifting Policies…Continued

UM Law Announces Faculty Promotions

[caption id="attachment_14188" align="alignleft" width="164"] Photo by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss Communications[/caption] Susan Duncan, dean of the University of Mississippi School of Law, recently announced promotions for two of the school’s faculty…Continued

UM Law Professor Named President-Elect of Law School Association

Ronald Rychlak, the Jamie L. Whitten Chair of Law and Government at the University of Mississippi, is the new president-elect of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS). His term…Continued

UM Law Professor Honored as SEC-U Academic Leadership Fellow

Professor Michele Alexandre has been selected as an SEC-U Academic Leadership Fellow. The award honors faculty who are academic leaders in their fields at Southeastern Conference universities. The SEC Academic…Continued

UM Law School Hosts Faculty Writing Retreat

[caption id="attachment_18889" align="alignleft" width="250"] Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Communications[/caption] 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 in their federal class-action suit Burks v. Scott County, Mississippi,…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 Professionals (NALSAP) Conference. Edmondson serves as secretary of NALSAP; her…Continued