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Two UM Law Students Among 10 Minority Law Students Awarded Judicial Education Stipend

University of Mississippi School of Law students 3L Brandi Granderson, 3L, and Hope Thompson, 2L, are two out of 10 top minority law students selected from more than 100 applicants for judicial clerkships…Continued

Nominations Now Open for UM Law’s Inaugural Diversity Awards

OXFORD, Miss. — Nominations are open now through April 19, 2022 for the University of Mississippi School of Law’s inaugural Diversity Awards. The Diversity Committee will grant the awards to…Continued

‘You Asked for the Facts’ Documentary Screening Saturday, March 26 at UM Law

In conjunction with Law Alumni Weekend, the University of Mississippi School of Law will host a screening of the PBS syndicated documentary film “You Asked for the Facts” this Saturday,…Continued

White House, DOJ Recognized UM Law for Answering Attorney General’s Call to Action for Stronger Access to Justice and Court Reform on Eviction Prevention

The White House and the Department of Justice virtually convened 99 law schools that responded to the Attorney General’s Call to Action to the Legal Profession to address the housing…Continued

PILF Auction to Fund Student Stipends for Public Interest Internships

OXFORD, Miss. — The Public Interest Law Foundation Live and Silent Auction will return in-person year for the first time since 2020 on Saturday, March 5 at 6 p.m. The…Continued

Michelle Hanlon, Stephanie Showalter Otts to speak at TEDx Event Feb. 22

Two University of Mississippi School of Law faculty members, Michelle Hanlon, Co-Director of the Center for Air and Space Law, and Stephanie Showalter Otts, Director of the National Sea Grant…Continued

14 1Ls Selected for Business Law Fellowship

OXFORD, Miss. — The University of Mississippi School of Law selected 14 first-year law students as 2022 Business Law Fellows. The 2022 Business Law Fellows are: Hattie Burdin from Cape…Continued

12 SEC Law Schools Collaborate to Host NIL Conversation Series

The 12 law schools in the Southeastern Conference are collaborating to host virtually “A Series of Conversations on Name, Image and Likeness and the Future of Intercollegiate Athletics” throughout the…Continued

1L Class Provides Meals for Local Healthcare Workers During Winter Weather

OXFORD, Miss. —Winter weather is common in many states, but not Mississippi. A slight wintry mix or snow can create hazardous road conditions and make it very difficult to travel.…Continued

Thousands Stuck in Mississippi Jails with High Bail and No Lawyer

Duane Lake Was Incarcerated for Six Years Before Getting His Day in Court – Then He Was Found Not Guilty OXFORD, Miss. – Duane Lake was incarcerated in the Mississippi…Continued

Professor Farish Percy Elected to American Law Institute

OXFORD, Miss. — University of Mississippi School of Law Professor Farish Percy is one of 24 newly elected members of the American Law Institute. The American Law Institute, or ALI,…Continued

Government Law Student Association Hosts Inaugural Policy Competition

OXFORD, Miss. — The Government Law Student Association at the University of Mississippi School of Law hosted its inaugural policy competition last month, where students demonstrated legislative writing, oral advocacy…Continued