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School of Law Hosts MLK Commemoration Events

OXFORD, Miss. – Few leaders have had more impact on America’s culture and political landscape than civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Over the week, the University of…Continued

Autumn Soirée Will Benefit UM Law’s Pro Bono Initiative

OXFORD, Miss. - The annual Autumn Soirée to benefit the University of Mississippi School of Law’s Pro Bono Initiative will be held Friday, Oct. 26. This year’s theme is “Midnight…Continued

UM Law Student to Intern with U.S. Mission to NATO

OXFORD, Miss. – A University of Mississippi law student is spending the fall semester in Brussels developing her expertise on international law and policy. Anne Karen Tolbert, a second-year student…Continued

The UM School of Law Announces New Air and Space Law Directors

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Law has two new faculty members with a wealth of experience to lead its groundbreaking education and research program in air…Continued

UM Law School to Host Originalism Debate in Constitution Day Observance

OXFORD, Miss. – On Sept. 17, 231 years ago, delegates who had been meeting in Philadelphia that summer made their work public, signing the U.S. Constitution and proposing it for…Continued

UM Law Remembers Distinguished Alumni

The University of Mississippi School of Law mourns the passing of two distinguished alumni – Jack F. Dunbar (LL.B. 1957) and Raymond L. Brown (LL.B. 1962). Dunbar and Brown were…Continued

UM Law Students Win Bicentennial Moot Court Competition

The University of Mississippi School of Law recently participated in the Bicentennial Celebration of Mississippi’s judiciary and legal profession Wednesday, September 27, in Jackson, Mississippi. As part of the event,…Continued

UM Law Assistant Dean Presents at Inaugural Conference

Interim Assistant Dean for Admissions and Scholarships Macey Edmondson recently presented a session at the inaugural National Association of Law Student Affairs Professionals (NALSAP) Conference. Edmondson serves as secretary of NALSAP; her…Continued

Longtime UM Law Professor Passes Away

[caption id="attachment_806" align="alignleft" width="199"] Professor George Cochran[/caption] The University of Mississippi School of Law is very saddened to announce the passing of Professor Emeritus George C. Cochran. Cochran has been…Continued

Law School Student Body Elects New Officers

The Law School Student Body recently held officer elections for the 2017-2018 school year. LSSB represents the law school student body to the law school and university administrators. Allison Bruff,…Continued

Susan Duncan Named UM Law School Dean

[caption id="attachment_19753" align="alignleft" width="250"] Susan Duncan[/caption] OXFORD, Miss. – After a national search, Susan Duncan has been chosen as the new dean of the University of Mississippi School of Law.…Continued

Newly Formed UM Law Organization Hits the Ground Running

The University of Mississippi School of Law welcomed a newly founded student organization this fall. The Richard L. Barnes Native American Law Student Association was approved by the Dean of…Continued