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PILF Auction to Fund Student Stipends for Public Interest Internships

OXFORD, Miss. — The Public Interest Law Foundation Live and Silent Auction will return in-person year for the first time since 2020 on Saturday, March 5 at 6 p.m. The…Continued

14 1Ls Selected for Business Law Fellowship

OXFORD, Miss. — The University of Mississippi School of Law selected 14 first-year law students as 2022 Business Law Fellows. The 2022 Business Law Fellows are: Hattie Burdin from Cape…Continued

1L Class Provides Meals for Local Healthcare Workers During Winter Weather

OXFORD, Miss. —Winter weather is common in many states, but not Mississippi. A slight wintry mix or snow can create hazardous road conditions and make it very difficult to travel.…Continued

3L Bess Fisher Wins The Closer Competition

Bess Fisher of University of Mississippi School of Law and Zachery Hunter of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law are this year's winners of The Closer, the nation's most…Continued

Government Law Student Association Hosts Inaugural Policy Competition

OXFORD, Miss. — The Government Law Student Association at the University of Mississippi School of Law hosted its inaugural policy competition last month, where students demonstrated legislative writing, oral advocacy…Continued

Two UM Law Students Land Steiger Fellowship

Two UM Law Students Land Steiger Fellowship Natalie Lowry OXFORD, Miss. – Two University of Mississippi law students are spending their summer in state attorney general offices as part of the prestigious…Continued

UM Law Announces 2021 Cohort of Business Law Fellows

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Law selected nine students to participate in the 2021 Business Law Fellowship program. This year’s Business Law Fellows are: Carter Babaz,…Continued

UM Black Law Student Association Builds a Home for a Client in Need

OXFORD, Miss. — By training, lawyers aren’t architects, engineers, or builders. But in the service of their clients, lawyers do bring such people together. And, as a consequence and in…Continued

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