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UM Law Student Among CLEO 2020 Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. Civil Rights Scholarship Recipients

Largo, Md. - The Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) has selected their 2020 Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. Civil Rights Scholars. Five outstanding first-year law students who are passionate…Continued

BLSA Hosts Donation Drive for Boys and Girls Club

OXFORD, Miss. - The Constance Slaughter-Harvey chapter of the Black Law Students Association at the University of Mississippi School of Law is hosting a donation drive for sanitation supplies for…Continued

AccessLex Provides Emergency Relief Funds for Law Students

AccessLex Institute, a national nonprofit aimed at assisting law students with legal education and professional success, gifted the University of Mississippi School of Law with $25,000 in emergency relief funds…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

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

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

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

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

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

Law Students Inducted into Who’s Who at UM

OXFORD, Miss. - Three University of Mississippi School of Law students were honored in the 2018-19 class of Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. Third-year students Katherine…Continued