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

Alumnus Makes Impact with Scholarship

[caption id="attachment_20533" align="alignleft" width="250"] Jeep Peden with recipients of the Stennett, Wilkinson and Peden Scholarship, Davis Vaughn (left) and Rod Hickman (right).[/caption] James “Jeep” Peden (JD 1970) knows the value…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 to Host Recollections and Reflections

The University of Mississippi School of Law is honoring the school's pioneering African-American graduates by hosting a weekend of events to commemorate 50 years of diversity at Ole Miss Law.…Continued

Alumna Honored by Mississippi Women Lawyers’ Association

University of Mississippi School of Law graduate, Pshon Barrett (JD 1979), received the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Mississippi Women Lawyers’ Association. The award celebrates her 37 years of…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

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 80. The cause of death was complications from melanoma. An…Continued

Longtime UM Law Professor Passes Away

[caption id="attachment_806" align="alignleft" width="199"] Professor George Cochran[/caption] The University of Mississippi School of Law is very saddened to announce the passing of Professor Emeritus George C. Cochran. Cochran has been…Continued

Hardin Foundation Gift Honors Life of UM Alumnus Stephen Moore

[caption id="attachment_20204" align="alignleft" width="250"] Photo by Thomas Graning/Ole Miss Communications[/caption] OXFORD, Miss. – The late Stephen Moore, of Meridian, was the epitome of a lifelong learner, always with a book…Continued