Five UM Law Alums Inducted into Hall of Fame

OXFORD, Miss. – Five alumni of the University of Mississippi School of Law have been recognized for their careers and support of the law school by their induction into the…Continued

UM Law Student Nathaniel Snyder Meets with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine

University of Mississippi School of Law student Nathaniel Snyder is getting the most of his space externship with U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo’s office in Washington, D.C. Snyder, a second-year student…Continued

Faculty Highlights – April 2019

Michelle Hanlon, Air and Space Law Instructor and Research Counsel, wrote an article on the Apollo 11 Moon Landing that was picked up by Newsweek. Hanlon presented at the International Institute…Continued

Mississippi City Agrees to Overhaul Fine and Bail Practices Following Investigation by Civil Rights Organizations

Agreement is the latest reform to municipal court practices negotiated by the SPLC and the MacArthur Justice Center MERIDIAN, Miss. – The Meridian City Council voted today to approve an…Continued

UM Law Student Lands Prestigious Internship with NAACP Legal Defense Fund

OXFORD, Miss. – Terrence Hunter's goal is to help disadvantaged African-Americans and their communities. His passion for civil rights was the driving force behind his decision to attend law school.…Continued

UM Law Launches Business Law Fellowship Program

OXFORD, Miss. – This summer, 10 first-year University of Mississippi law students have a rare opportunity to work in the general counsel offices and other departments of some of the…Continued

UM Law Housing Clinic Changes Lives of Eastmoor Circle Residents

OXFORD, Miss. - For some communities, empty slabs and plots of dirt can mean devastation. For the neighborhood of Eastmoor Circle, located just outside of Moorhead, it means progress. Ten…Continued

Associate Dean Sandra Cox-McCarty Honored by IHL

OXFORD, Miss. – Sandra Cox-McCarty, associate dean for administration and diversity initiatives at the University of Mississippi School of Law, is dedicated to diversity and inclusion. For more than 27 years,…Continued

Like Mother, Like Daughter: Patricia Wise Administers Oath of Office to Crystal Wise Martin for Chancery Seat

Many children regard their parents as heroes. Young children look to parents with starry eyes as their role models, and some follow in the footsteps of a parent by entering…Continued

UM Law Alum, Chief Justice Waller Retires after 21 Years on MS Supreme Court

OXFORD, Miss. - After more than 21 years on the bench, Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice William L. Waller, Jr. will hang up his robe and retire Jan. 31. Waller…Continued

Students Sought for New Interprofessional Education (IPE) Student Board

OXFORD, Miss. - The University of Mississippi Schools of Law and Pharmacy have worked closely together for the past two years to conduct a mock trial involving a pharmacy prescription…Continued

Faculty Highlights – March 2019

Professor Michael Hoffheimer published a new fourth edition of Conflict of Laws in the Examples and Explanations series by Wolters Kluwer. An active Supreme Court and state law developments required significant revisions, according to…Continued