Thousands of Mississippians Too Poor to Make Bail, Making Them More Vulnerable to Coronavirus

Civil Rights Group Calls on Judges to Immediately Release Pretrial Detainees OXFORD, Miss. – A new report by the Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center at the University of Mississippi…Continued

COVID-19 Update

Law School Community, We have been compiling resources and information for you so that it is easy to find and you can refer to it quickly if needed: You will…Continued

Mississippi Firsts: African American Alums Lead the Way for Future Generations of Lawyers

In honor of Black History Month, here are just a few of the trailblazers that have graced the halls of the University of Mississippi School of Law. These individuals who…Continued

U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to Convene at UM Law March 2-5

OXFORD, Miss. – The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit will hear more than a dozen cases when it convenes March 2-5 at the University of Mississippi School of Law. A…Continued

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