UM Law Alum Andrew Harris Appointed U.S. Magistrate Judge

University of Mississippi School of Law alumnus Andrew S. Harris (J.D., 2012), a partner in the Litigation Practice Group at Jones Walker LLP, has been appointed as U.S. Magistrate Judge…Continued

Making History at the Mississippi Law Journal: Nivory Gordon Passes the Torch to Taylor Davis

Nivory Gordon, current Editor-in-Chief of the Mississippi Law Journal, became the first Black student elected to lead the publication. As his term ends this Spring, he hands off the title…Continued

Negotiation Board’s Camille Atkins and Summie Carlay Named Runner-Up in California Sports Lawyer Competition

The University of Mississippi School of Law Negotiation Board team of 3L Camille Atkins and 2L Summie Carlay were named as the National Runner-Up at the conclusion of the 2024…Continued

UM Law Student Mac McMullan Places in Speaker’s Edge Competition

OXFORD, Miss. –“Attitude, assistance, preparation, and authenticity” were the words Rebecca McCarty, first Speaker’s Edge winner in 2005, said to the 2024 Speaker’s Edge class of graduate students. Celebrating the…Continued

UM Law Housing Clinic Recognized by AALS

University of Mississippi School of Law Housing Clinic Director Desiree Hensley and staff attorney Jordan Hughes were recently recognized by the Association of American Law Schools for their outstanding pro…Continued

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

Law School Scholarship Reflects Gratitude

Oxford, Mississippi, attorney Brad Morris and his wife, Sharon, are honoring Booneville, Mississippi, lawyer Tommy Cadle with a named scholarship as a tribute to the counselor’s sage advice that inspired…Continued

Prof. Hanlon Calls for U.S. to Invest in ‘New Space Race’

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi law professor Michelle Hanlon spoke before the House Committee on Natural Resources in December to make the case for more consideration and investment in…Continued

Planned Gift Helps Students Seeking Law Degrees

A gift to the University of Mississippi that the late James Nathaniel Stearns included in his estate plans will benefit Ole Miss students seeking law degrees. Half of the 1969…Continued

MacArthur Center: Thousands Stuck in MS Jails without Formal Charges

Mississippi is one of only five states with no time limit on how long District Attorneys can allow people to be detained without indictments – in most Mississippi counties, grand…Continued

UM Law Hosts 3rd HBCU Law Preview Day

The University of Mississippi School of Law hosted its 3rd annual HBCU Law Preview Day, where 38 attendees got a glimpse into law school life. The day included tours of…Continued