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 the article, Bullard stated “There is no way they can…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 her home in Oxford, MS. Born in Vicksburg, MS, to…Continued

UM Law Professor Wins Children’s Advocacy Award

[caption id="attachment_1534" align="alignleft" width="250"] Associate Clinical Professor David Calder[/caption] David Calder, clinical professor at the University of Mississippi School of Law, recently received the “Champions for Children” Award from Children’s…Continued

Mississippi Law Journal to Honor Dean Bell at Annual Spring Social

[caption id="attachment_13552" align="alignleft" width="250"] Deborah H. Bell Law FacultyPhoto by Harry Briscoe[/caption] The Mississippi Law Journal is hosting their Spring Social on Thursday April 6, 2017 at the Iron Horse…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 the first-ever Mississippi Rules of Criminal Procedure, which the Mississippi…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 Law. The award is given each year to a Professor…Continued

Five Alumni Inducted Into UM Law Alumni Hall of Fame

Five outstanding alumni were inducted into the University of Mississippi School of Law Hall of Fame during Law Alumni Weekend. This year’s inductees included Raymond Brown (LL.B. 62), David Houston…Continued

UM Law to Host McClure Lecture featuring Professor Devon Carbado

Oxford, Miss. —The 2017 McClure Lecture will be presented by Professor Devon Carbado on March 30, 2017 at 4:15 p.m. in Weems Auditorium (Room 1078) at the Law School. Professor…Continued

Mississippi Law Journal Hosts Judge David Sanders

The Mississippi Law Journal is hosting the Mississippi Law Journal Lecture Series on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 12:45 p.m. in Room 1090 at the Law School. This year’s lecture…Continued

Susan Duncan Named UM Law School Dean

[caption id="attachment_19753" align="alignleft" width="250"] Susan Duncan[/caption] OXFORD, Miss. – After a national search, Susan Duncan has been chosen as the new dean of the University of Mississippi School of Law.…Continued

Rychlak Named Ben Hardy Faculty Excellence Award Recipient

Each year the Dean of the Law School and the President of the Law School Student Body select a law professor for the Ben Hardy Faculty Excellence Award. This year’s…Continued

UM Law Alumna and Professor Pens Memoir

OXFORD, MS — “If it’s a boy,” Bill Strong announced to a crowded courtroom in Louisville, Mississippi, “I'll send up black smoke; if it’s a girl, I'll send up white.”…Continued