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National Sea Grant Law Center at UM Law Launches State Marine Aquaculture Policy Dashboard

OXFORD, Miss – The National Sea Grant Law Center at the University of Mississippi School of Law in collaboration with researchers at Florida State University have developed an online dashboard…Continued

Prof. Berry’s Journal Article Examines Constitutionality of Plea Bargaining in Capital Cases

OXFORD, Miss. – Given the choice between a death sentence and a plea deal, many defendants – innocent or not – choose to plead guilty, even if the cost is…Continued

Law School Scholarship Reflects Gratitude

Oxford, Mississippi, attorney Brad Morris and his wife, Sharon, are honoring Booneville, Mississippi, lawyer Tommy Cadle with a named scholarship as a tribute to the counselor’s sage advice that inspired…Continued

MacArthur Center: Thousands Stuck in MS Jails without Formal Charges

Mississippi is one of only five states with no time limit on how long District Attorneys can allow people to be detained without indictments – in most Mississippi counties, grand…Continued

UM Law Student Mac McMullan Places in Speaker’s Edge Competition

OXFORD, Miss. – After two decades, the annual Speaker's Edge workshop and competition at the University of Mississippi continues to help students gain confidence and skills in public speaking to…Continued

UM Law Housing Clinic Recognized by AALS

University of Mississippi School of Law Housing Clinic Director Desiree Hensley and staff attorney Jordan Hughes were recently recognized by the Association of American Law Schools for their outstanding pro…Continued

Prof. Hanlon Calls for U.S. to Invest in ‘New Space Race’

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi law professor Michelle Hanlon spoke before the House Committee on Natural Resources in December to make the case for more consideration and investment in…Continued

Planned Gift Helps Students Seeking Law Degrees

A gift to the University of Mississippi that the late James Nathaniel Stearns included in his estate plans will benefit Ole Miss students seeking law degrees. Half of the 1969…Continued

UM Law Hosts 3rd HBCU Law Preview Day

The University of Mississippi School of Law hosted its 3rd annual HBCU Law Preview Day, where 38 attendees got a glimpse into law school life. The day included tours of…Continued

3 UM Law Alums Named OMAA 2023 Distinguished Alumni

The Ole Miss Alumni Association recognized eight distinguished alumni with its highest annual awards as part of Homecoming 2023 and among those were three alums from the University of Mississippi School…Continued