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Congressman Partners with University for Space Law Extern Program

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Law and the office of U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) have established … Continued

UM Law Professor Assists Mississippi’s Sentencing Disparity Task Force

OXFORD, Miss. – In an effort to establish uniform justice in criminal cases, the Sentencing Disparity Task Force, authorized by … Continued

New Jail Database Shows Lengthy Pretrial Incarceration Continues in Mississippi’s Local Jails

OXFORD, Miss. – The vast majority of the 5,534 men and women detained in local Mississippi jails are not serving … Continued

Faculty Highlights – December 2018

In September 2018, Professor Michèle Alexandre was an invited speaker at the 10th Annual Anniversary of the Vulnerability and Human Condition Initiative, … Continued

Faculty Highlights – November 2018

Assistant Professor of Law and MacArthur Justice Center Director Cliff Johnson spoke to the Mississippi Judicial Conference’s Justice Court Conference … Continued

UM Law Students Deliver Oral Argument for Criminal Case

OXFORD, Miss. – In 2013, a Mississippi man was convicted of drug possession, but the Mississippi Court of Appeals reversed … Continued

UM Law Student Awarded Grant for International Law Weekend

OXFORD, Miss. – Crawford Moore isn’t just studying the law to make a difference in his home state and country, … Continued

Autumn Soirée Will Benefit UM Law’s Pro Bono Initiative

OXFORD, Miss. – The annual Autumn Soirée to benefit the University of Mississippi School of Law’s Pro Bono Initiative will … Continued

UM Law Associate Dean Sandra Cox-McCarty Honored with CLEO EDGE Award

OXFORD, Miss. – Sandra Cox-McCarty, associate dean for administration and diversity initiatives in the University of Mississippi School of Law, … Continued

UM Law School to Host Tribute to Sen. Thad Cochran

OXFORD, Miss. – Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran has left a lasting legacy on the University of Mississippi, as well as … Continued

Assistant Law Dean to Lead National Student Affairs Organization

OXFORD, Miss. – Macey Edmondson, assistant dean for student affairs at the University of Mississippi School of Law, has been named … Continued

Symposium on Opioid Crisis Brings Law and Pharmacy Together

OXFORD, Miss. – More than 115 people die each day in the United States from opioid overdoses, according to the … Continued