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Yvette Butler to Join UM Law Faculty

OXFORD —A new faculty member will join the University of Mississippi School of Law beginning Fall 2020. Yvette Butler, an attorney who specializes in law related to sex work and…Continued

Law Students, Clinics Assist Detainees from ICE Raids

On Aug. 7, immigration authorities detained 680 people who worked at five different food processing plants in Central Mississippi in the largest workplace raids in American History. The University of…Continued

NSGLC Launches “Law on the Half Shell” Podcast

The National Sea Grant Law Center (NSGLC) at the University of Mississippi School of Law launched a shellfish aquaculture podcast on Nov. 5. The eight-episode “Law on the Half Shell”…Continued

IPE Board to Host Mock Trial Oct. 18

Law and Pharmacy Students Invited to Participate as Jurors The Interprofessional Education Board (IPE) is hosting a mock trial Friday, Oct. 18 at Fulton Chapel that will involve active participation…Continued

UM Named Best Regional Law School for Black Students

The University of Mississippi School of Law has been named a Best Regional Law School for Black Students in the third edition of the Black Student’s Guide to Law Schools & Firms, published…Continued

National Sea Grant Law Center at UM Awarded $300k to Lead Aquaculture Projects

The National Sea Grant Law Center at the University of Mississippi School of Law will advance the sustainability of aquaculture, thanks to recent grants totaling more than $300,000. The National…Continued

Mental Health Awareness Events to be Held Oct. 9-10

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 46.6 million adults in the United States live with mental illness. The University of Mississippi School of Law is recognizing World Mental…Continued

Kemper County, Sheriff and Five Officers Sued Over Jail Suicide by MacArthur Justice Center

Mentally Ill Man Hanged Himself With Shoelaces 14 Minutes After Being Placed Alone in Unmonitored Jail Cell OXFORD, Miss. – Kemper County, Sheriff James Moore, and five correctional officers have…Continued

Upcoming Conference At UM to Examine History of Mass Incarceration

OXFORD, Miss. – More than 2.2 million people are imprisoned in the United States, a higher rate of incarceration than anywhere else in the industrialized world. On a state level,…Continued

UM Law, Business Schools Launch Concurrent Degree Program

OXFORD, Miss. – For graduates with expertise in both law and business, there's almost no limit on career choices. The University of Mississippi is offering an opportunity for students to…Continued

Law Alumna Kimberly Russell Helps Put Family First Initiative into Action

OXFORD, Miss. – In Mississippi, nearly 5,000 children are in foster care and of those, 82 percent were brought into custody of Child Protection Services because of neglect. Each year,…Continued

Inaugural Mississippi Education Law Conference Informs Nearly 100 Participants

OXFORD, Miss. – Conversations about Mississippi charter schools and free speech on campuses were among the highlights of the Mississippi Education Law Conference earlier this month at the University of…Continued