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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

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

Student Wellness a Top Priority for Ole Miss Law

OXFORD, Miss. - The University of Mississippi School of Law is not only providing students with a premiere legal education, but it is also taking steps to improve the overall…Continued

UM Law Student Recognized for PBI Work

OXFORD, Miss. - The knowledge that attorneys carry comes with great responsibility. Many attorneys and aspiring attorneys use that knowledge to give back to clients in need through pro bono…Continued

UM Law Student Nathaniel Snyder Meets with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine

University of Mississippi School of Law student Nathaniel Snyder is getting the most of his space externship with U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo’s office in Washington, D.C. Snyder, a second-year student…Continued

UM Law Student Lands Prestigious Internship with NAACP Legal Defense Fund

OXFORD, Miss. – Terrence Hunter's goal is to help disadvantaged African-Americans and their communities. His passion for civil rights was the driving force behind his decision to attend law school.…Continued

UM Law Launches Business Law Fellowship Program

OXFORD, Miss. – This summer, 10 first-year University of Mississippi law students have a rare opportunity to work in the general counsel offices and other departments of some of the…Continued