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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

Michelle Hanlon, Stephanie Showalter Otts to speak at TEDx Event Feb. 22

Two University of Mississippi School of Law faculty members, Michelle Hanlon, Co-Director of the Center for Air and Space Law, and Stephanie Showalter Otts, Director of the National Sea Grant…Continued

14 1Ls Selected for Business Law Fellowship

OXFORD, Miss. — The University of Mississippi School of Law selected 14 first-year law students as 2022 Business Law Fellows. The 2022 Business Law Fellows are: Hattie Burdin from Cape…Continued

12 SEC Law Schools Collaborate to Host NIL Conversation Series

The 12 law schools in the Southeastern Conference are collaborating to host virtually “A Series of Conversations on Name, Image and Likeness and the Future of Intercollegiate Athletics” throughout the…Continued

1L Class Provides Meals for Local Healthcare Workers During Winter Weather

OXFORD, Miss. —Winter weather is common in many states, but not Mississippi. A slight wintry mix or snow can create hazardous road conditions and make it very difficult to travel.…Continued

Thousands Stuck in Mississippi Jails with High Bail and No Lawyer

Duane Lake Was Incarcerated for Six Years Before Getting His Day in Court – Then He Was Found Not Guilty OXFORD, Miss. – Duane Lake was incarcerated in the Mississippi…Continued

Professor Farish Percy Elected to American Law Institute

OXFORD, Miss. — University of Mississippi School of Law Professor Farish Percy is one of 24 newly elected members of the American Law Institute. The American Law Institute, or ALI,…Continued

Government Law Student Association Hosts Inaugural Policy Competition

OXFORD, Miss. — The Government Law Student Association at the University of Mississippi School of Law hosted its inaugural policy competition last month, where students demonstrated legislative writing, oral advocacy…Continued

Southern Classic Trial Advocacy Competition

The University of Mississippi Trial Advocacy Board invites you to join us for a competition of infidelity, deception, and some good old-fashioned southern story telling. The 2022 Southern Classic "Lonely…Continued

Alumnus Julio Cazares Recognized with National Student Leadership Award from LGBTQ+ Bar

OXFORD, Miss. - The National LGBTQ+ Bar Association recognized 2021 University of Mississippi School of Law graduate Julio Cazares with the Student Leadership Award. The award is the organization’s highest…Continued