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Mississippi Innocence Project Client Death Sentence Vacated

Mississippi Innocence Project and Innocence Project Client Eddie Lee Howard's Mississippi Capital Murder Conviction and Death Sentence Vacated Howard's Conviction Based on Fraudulent Bite Mark Analysis August 27, 2020 Jackson,…Continued

Law Alumna Named Top 40 Under 40 by Airport Business Magazine

OXFORD, Miss. – Jenny Ann Urban's passion for travel and interest in law has led to a successful career as director of aviation relations and compliance at Clear, a growing…Continued

UM Center for Air and Space Law to Host Seminar on Race

OXFORD, Miss. - The Center for Air and Space Law, part of the University of Mississippi School of Law, is hosting a free online discussion of “Race in Space: A Conversation…Continued

COVID-19 Update

Law School Community, We have been compiling resources and information for you so that it is easy to find and you can refer to it quickly if needed:  https://libguides.law-library.olemiss.edu/InfoandResourcesUMLawSpring2020. You will…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

After Six Trials and Over 23 Years Since His Arrest, the Charges Against Curtis Flowers are Finally Dismissed

For Immediate Release:  September 4, 2020 Contact: Rob McDuff, 601-259-8484   Breaking: After Six Trials and Over 23 Years Since His Arrest, the Charges Against Curtis Flowers, Subject of “In…Continued

Second Annual Southern Classic Trial Advocacy Competition

Date: Thursday, February 11 – Sunday, February 14, 2021 Location: Online Application Due Date: No later than November 1, 2020 Competition Fee: $300.00 The University of Mississippi School of Law…Continued

Medically Vulnerable Immigrants in “Notorious” Mississippi ICE Facility File Emergency Petition for Release

COVID-19 Could Be “Death Sentence” Due to Unsafe Conditions NATCHEZ, MISSISSIPPI – Seven medically vulnerable people currently held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at the Adams County Detention Center…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