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 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

When is a Public Official’s Social Media Private? Prof. Green Offers Analysis

The U.S. Supreme Court will take up two cases Tuesday (Oct. 31) to answer a new question regarding Americans’ First Amendment rights: Can elected officials block their constituents on social…Continued

Judge Kelly Mims Provides a Gift for Those Who Have Served

Circuit Court Judge Kelly Mims has created a scholarship to help veterans who want to earn a law degree from the University of Mississippi. With a $50,000 gift to the UM School…Continued

Prof. Rychlak to Study Mobile-Online Sports Betting for State Committee

Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann has appointed University of Mississippi law professor Ronald Rychlak to the state’s first mobile-online sports betting task force. House Bill 606, which passed by overwhelming vote in March, decreed that…Continued

Professor Hanlon Calls for Ethical Approach to Human Experiments in Space

University of Mississippi law professor Michelle Hanlon co-authored an article published in the journal Science that offers best practices for human research in space. Each time astronauts venture into space provides…Continued

UM Law, Declaration Center Celebrate Constitution Day with Panel of Esteemed Scholars

The Declaration of Independence Center for the Study of American Freedom in conjunction with the University of Mississippi School of Law hosted a Constitution Day panel on "Equality at the…Continued

SBA to Fundraise with Upcoming Ole Miss Law Golf Tournament

The University of Mississippi School of Law’s Student Bar Association is hosting the Ole Miss Law Golf Tournament Nov. 9 at Lake Caroline Golf Course in Madison. The tournament is…Continued

Michelle Hanlon Named Space Activist of the Year by National Space Society

Michelle Hanlon, Executive Director of the Center for Air and Space Law and Assistant Professor of Practice at the University of Mississippi School of Law, has been awarded the 2023 Chris…Continued

Professor Farish Percy Elected Fellow of American College of Coverage Counsel

Farish Percy, University of Mississippi School of Law Professor of Law and Jamie L. Whitten Chair of Law and Government, has been elected as a Fellow of the American College…Continued

UM Law School Promotes Air and Space Law Faculty Members

The University of Mississippi School of Law has promoted faculty members Michelle Hanlon and Charles Stotler as assistant professors of practice and elevated their leadership roles within the Center for…Continued