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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

UM Law Alum Oliver Diaz Documents his Travels Around the World

OXFORD, Miss. – A law degree can open a door to so many opportunities. For Oliver Diaz, a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law, a storied career…Continued

UM Law Student Making a Difference in Uganda with International Justice Mission

OXFORD, Miss. – Ali Roberson knew she wanted to pursue a career where she could help others. The second-year University of Mississippi law student from Dallas earned her bachelor's degree…Continued

Macey Edmondson Honored for Student Service with the University’s Access Award

OXFORD, Miss. - Each year, University of Mississippi students who utilize Student Disability Services recognize faculty and staff members who go above and beyond in their support of students with…Continued

UM School of Law to Host Inaugural Mississippi Education Law Conference

OXFORD, Miss. – A new conference designed to inform educators and attorneys about the latest laws and policies governing schools from preschool through higher education is set for June 14…Continued

UM Law Faculty and Staff Recognized for Excellence

OXFORD, Miss. - Attending the University of Mississippi School of Law means learning from award-winning faculty and staff. In the 2018-19 academic year, six faculty and staff members were recognized…Continued

Graduating 3L Students Recognized in Awards Ceremony

OXFORD, Miss. - Completing law school is an impressive feat on its own. But several recent graduates of the University of Mississippi School of Law went above a beyond the…Continued

Law Firms Generously Provide Lunches for Law Students During Final Exams

OXFORD, Miss. - Law students have plenty of worries during final exams, but several law firms have made sure their next meal isn’t one of them. In partnership with the…Continued

Constance Slaughter-Harvey Delivered UM Law Commencement Address

OXFORD, Miss. - In January 1970, Constance Slaughter-Harvey became the first African American woman to graduate from the University of Mississippi School of Law. She was so busy helping others…Continued

Following Precedent: Twins Siblings Continue Family Legacy

Katherine and Michael Farese will both walk across the stage as the 8th and 9th members of their family to receive their J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of…Continued

2L Gerald Kucia Awarded Peggy Browning Fellowship

OXFORD, Miss. - Second-year University of Mississippi School of Law student Gerald Kucia will spend his summer advancing the cause of workers’ rights in Jackson through the Peggy Browning Fellowship…Continued