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

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

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

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

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

Thousands of Mississippians Too Poor to Make Bail, Making Them More Vulnerable to Coronavirus

Civil Rights Group Calls on Judges to Immediately Release Pretrial Detainees OXFORD, Miss. – A new report by the Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center at the University of Mississippi…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: You will…Continued

Mississippi Firsts: African American Alums Lead the Way for Future Generations of Lawyers

In honor of Black History Month, here are just a few of the trailblazers that have graced the halls of the University of Mississippi School of Law. These individuals who…Continued

U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to Convene at UM Law March 2-5

OXFORD, Miss. – The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit will hear more than a dozen cases when it convenes March 2-5 at the University of Mississippi School of Law. A…Continued

Yvette Butler to Join UM Law Faculty

OXFORD —A new faculty member will join the University of Mississippi School of Law beginning Fall 2020. Yvette Butler, an attorney who specializes in law related to sex work and…Continued

Law Students, Clinics Assist Detainees from ICE Raids

On Aug. 7, immigration authorities detained 680 people who worked at five different food processing plants in Central Mississippi in the largest workplace raids in American History. The University of…Continued