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Law School Recognized for Student Wellness Program

OXFORD, Miss. – It’s no secret that the study and practice of law is difficult and stressful. In a 2021 study, 69% of responding students from 39 law schools reported needing…Continued

Building Roads and Bridges: Jacorius Williams Plans to Help Others Achieve

For Jacorius Williams, personal achievements have always been about much more than just himself. Originally from Lumberton, Mississippi, Williams’ father moved the family to Biloxi for better opportunities. After graduating…Continued

Constance Slaughter-Harvey Named UM Law Alumna of the Year

University of Mississippi alumna Constance Slaughter-Harvey has been named the School of Law‘s Alumna of the Year, becoming the first African American female to receive the award. She accepted the award July…Continued

White House, DOJ Recognized UM Law for Answering Attorney General’s Call to Action for Stronger Access to Justice and Court Reform on Eviction Prevention

The White House and the Department of Justice virtually convened 99 law schools that responded to the Attorney General’s Call to Action to the Legal Profession to address the housing…Continued

Two UM Law Students Among 10 Minority Law Students Awarded Judicial Education Stipend

University of Mississippi School of Law students 3L Brandi Granderson, 3L, and Hope Thompson, 2L, are two out of 10 top minority law students selected from more than 100 applicants for judicial clerkships…Continued

Nominations Now Open for UM Law’s Inaugural Diversity Awards

OXFORD, Miss. — Nominations are open now through April 19, 2022 for the University of Mississippi School of Law’s inaugural Diversity Awards. The Diversity Committee will grant the awards to…Continued

‘You Asked for the Facts’ Documentary Screening Saturday, March 26 at UM Law

In conjunction with Law Alumni Weekend, the University of Mississippi School of Law will host a screening of the PBS syndicated documentary film “You Asked for the Facts” this Saturday,…Continued

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

UM Law Trial Ad Wins National Championship

University of Mississippi School of Law’s Trial Advocacy brought home its first-ever national championship, defeating UCLA in the Florida National Trial Competition. Hunter Bell, Anna Claire Brown, Carly Chinn and…Continued

LLSA, HNBA Host Career Panel Discussion Feb. 25

OXFORD, Miss. —The Latinx Law Students Association and the Hispanic National Bar Association is hosting a career panel Friday, Feb. 25 at 12:30 p.m. at Weems auditorium to discuss internships,…Continued