UM Law School to Host Recollections and Reflections

The University of Mississippi School of Law is honoring the school's pioneering African-American graduates by hosting a weekend of events to commemorate 50 years of diversity at Ole Miss Law.…Continued

Alumna Honored by Mississippi Women Lawyers’ Association

University of Mississippi School of Law graduate, Pshon Barrett (JD 1979), received the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Mississippi Women Lawyers’ Association. The award celebrates her 37 years of…Continued

UM Law School Hosts Faculty Writing Retreat

[caption id="attachment_18889" align="alignleft" width="250"] Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Communications[/caption] The University of Mississippi School of Law will host a summer writing retreat for its faculty, and other affiliated colleagues,…Continued

MacArthur Justice Center Announces Settlement to Speed Up Appointment of Public Defenders, Reduce Unnecessary Jail Time in Four MS Counties

The Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the ACLU of Mississippi today announced a settlement agreement in their federal class-action suit Burks v. Scott County, Mississippi,…Continued

UM Law Assistant Dean Presents at Inaugural Conference

Interim Assistant Dean for Admissions and Scholarships Macey Edmondson recently presented a session at the inaugural National Association of Law Student Affairs Professionals (NALSAP) Conference. Edmondson serves as secretary of NALSAP; her…Continued

UM Law Mourns the Loss of Professor George Cochran

Professor George Colvin Cochran, 45-year law professor at the University of Mississippi, died June 19, 2017, at the age of 80. The cause of death was complications from melanoma. An…Continued

Longtime UM Law Professor Passes Away

[caption id="attachment_806" align="alignleft" width="199"] Professor George Cochran[/caption] The University of Mississippi School of Law is very saddened to announce the passing of Professor Emeritus George C. Cochran. Cochran has been…Continued

Hardin Foundation Gift Honors Life of UM Alumnus Stephen Moore

[caption id="attachment_20204" align="alignleft" width="250"] Photo by Thomas Graning/Ole Miss Communications[/caption] OXFORD, Miss. – The late Stephen Moore, of Meridian, was the epitome of a lifelong learner, always with a book…Continued

Professor Hoffheimer’s Article Cited by Justice Sotomayor

[caption id="attachment_868" align="alignleft" width="150"] Professor Mike Hoffheimer[/caption] Professor Michael Hoffheimer's article "Goodbye Significant Contacts: General Jurisdiction after Daimler AG v. Bauman," Ohio St. L. J. 101 (2015)" was cited by Justice…Continued

Professor Bullard Weighs in on Fiduciary Rule in New York Times and Forbes

Professor Mercer Bullard was recently quoted in a New York Times article about the U.S. Department of Labor's fiduciary rule. In the article, Bullard stated “There is no way they can…Continued

UM Law Study Breaks Hosted by Law Firms

[caption id="attachment_20113" align="alignleft" width="250"] Representatives from Bradley Arant sponsored an exam study break during finals. L to R: Clarence Webster (B.A. 2002), Alicia Netterville (JD 2015), Karen Peairs, Mary Clay…Continued

UM Law School Mourns the Loss of Former Professor and Interim Dean

The University of Mississippi School of Law mourns the loss of Carolyn Ellis Staton. Staton, 71, died May 19, 2017, at her home in Oxford, MS. Born in Vicksburg, MS, to…Continued