Law School Faculty Highlights

Faculty Highlights – September 2018

Associate Dean for Clinical Programs Tucker Carrington will be part of a panel discussion at NYU titled “Criminal Injustice: Junk Science, Wrongful Convictions, and Race” Sept. 12.

Associate Professor of Law William Berry published a supplement to the textbook Entertainment, Media, and the Law, Text, Cases, and Problems (Fifth Edition)

Cadaver King and the Country Dentist, co-authored by Associate Dean for Clinical Programs Tucker Carrington, was named a must-read by Kirkus Reviews.

Professor Mike Hoffheimer presented his research on “The Stealth Revolution in Personal Jurisdiction” at a faculty colloquium at the Nebraska College of Law for Constitution Day Sept. 17.

Assistant Professor of Law and MacArthur Justice Center Director Cliff Johnson spoke to students at Mississippi State University for Constitution Day Sept. 17.

Professor Mike Hoffheimer‘s co-authored article Rousseau’s “Rescripting of Daphnis et Chloe for Opera” appears as the first article in the latest issue of Clio. The article argues that Rousseau was responsible for the opera’s words, which have been attributed to someone else for over 200 years. It also shows how Rousseau substantially rewrote the story, departing radically from his classical source.

Faculty Highlights – August 2018

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs Macey Edmondson was named president-elect of the National Association of Law Student Affairs Professionals.

Professor of Law Michael Hoffheimer‘s “The Stealth Revolution in Personal Jurisdiction” appears as the lead article in the latest Florida Law Review.

Professor of Law Mercer Bullard was quoted about investor reporting by Market Watch 

Faculty Highlights – May 2018

Professor Ron Rychlak was interviewed for an episode of “The Pope,” a series that is on CNN.

A portion of The Persecution and Genocide of Christians in the Middle East: Prevention, Prohibition, and Prosecution (Angelico Press, 2017), edited by Professor Ron Rychlak, has been updated and adapted for inclusion in the booklet Echoes of Genocide. The booklet was published by the Kurdish Regional Government Representation in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the 1988 Halabja genocide against Iraqi Kurds by the Baathist Regime of Saddam Hussein. In addition to a brief narrative of the ISIS’ genocide against the Iraqi Christians, the booklet used two photographs from the book.

Professor Matthew Hall received this year’s Ben A. Hardy Faculty Excellence Award. The Ben A. Hardy Faculty Excellence Award was created March 17, 2006, by a Memorandum of Agreement by Benjamin A. Hardy , Jr. of Mentone, Alabama, donor and The University of Mississippi Foundation.  The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding teaching, scholarship and service by a faculty member from The University of Mississippi School of Law. The recipient of the award is selected annually by the Dean of the School of Law and the President of the Law School Student Body (LSSB).

Kristina Alexander’s article Small Critter, Big Problem: Protecting the Pearl River Map Turtle in Mississippi, was selected as the Featured ELR Article of the Month for the March 2018 issue of the Environmental Law Institute.

Professor Mercer Bullard was mentioned in a Bloomberg article entitled “Private-Equity Giants Get a Surprise Win in $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill.”