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NSGLC Launches “Law on the Half Shell” Podcast

The National Sea Grant Law Center (NSGLC) at the University of Mississippi School of Law launched a shellfish aquaculture podcast on Nov. 5. The eight-episode “Law on the Half Shell”…Continued

UM Named Best Regional Law School for Black Students

The University of Mississippi School of Law has been named a Best Regional Law School for Black Students in the third edition of the Black Student’s Guide to Law Schools & Firms, published…Continued

National Sea Grant Law Center at UM Awarded $300k to Lead Aquaculture Projects

The National Sea Grant Law Center at the University of Mississippi School of Law will advance the sustainability of aquaculture, thanks to recent grants totaling more than $300,000. The National…Continued

Kemper County, Sheriff and Five Officers Sued Over Jail Suicide by MacArthur Justice Center

Mentally Ill Man Hanged Himself With Shoelaces 14 Minutes After Being Placed Alone in Unmonitored Jail Cell OXFORD, Miss. – Kemper County, Sheriff James Moore, and five correctional officers have…Continued

IPE Board to Host Mock Trial Oct. 18

Law and Pharmacy Students Invited to Participate as Jurors The Interprofessional Education Board (IPE) is hosting a mock trial Friday, Oct. 18 at Fulton Chapel that will involve active participation…Continued

Mental Health Awareness Events to be Held Oct. 9-10

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 46.6 million adults in the United States live with mental illness. The University of Mississippi School of Law is recognizing World Mental…Continued

Faculty Highlights – October 2019

Butler Snow Lecturer and Professor of Law Mercer Bullard has his article "Crowdfunding's Culture of Noncompliance: An Empirical Analysis" accepted for publication in the Lewis & Clark Law Review. The…Continued

Upcoming Conference At UM to Examine History of Mass Incarceration

OXFORD, Miss. – More than 2.2 million people are imprisoned in the United States, a higher rate of incarceration than anywhere else in the industrialized world. On a state level,…Continued

UM Law, Business Schools Launch Concurrent Degree Program

OXFORD, Miss. – For graduates with expertise in both law and business, there's almost no limit on career choices. The University of Mississippi is offering an opportunity for students to…Continued

Faculty Highlights – September 2019

The University of Mississippi School of Law's Air and Space program stayed in the news during a discussion of crime in space. Slate and The Verge spoke with Michelle Hanlon…Continued