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

Two UM Law Students Land Steiger Fellowship

Two UM Law Students Land Steiger Fellowship Natalie Lowry OXFORD, Miss. – Two University of Mississippi law students are spending their summer in state attorney general offices as part of the prestigious…Continued

Sandra Cox-McCarty Named UM Staff Member of the Month

OXFORD, Miss. — Sandra Cox-McCarty, associate dean for administration and diversity initiatives, has been named Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for June. To help us get to know…Continued

Dean Susan Duncan’s Gift Supports School of Law Fund

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi law student Ethan Booker, of Oxford, is spending his summer working with the Queens District Attorney’s Office-Homicide Unit in New York, an opportunity made possible by…Continued

UM Law Announces 2021 Cohort of Business Law Fellows

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Law selected nine students to participate in the 2021 Business Law Fellowship program. This year’s Business Law Fellows are: Carter Babaz,…Continued

UM Law Climbs 13 Spots in U.S. News Law School Rankings

OXFORD, Miss–The University of Mississippi School of Law climbed 13 spots in the 2022 U.S. News and World Report Law School Rankings, released on Tuesday. The increase in rank is…Continued

UM Black Law Student Association Builds a Home for a Client in Need

OXFORD, Miss. — By training, lawyers aren’t architects, engineers, or builders. But in the service of their clients, lawyers do bring such people together. And, as a consequence and in…Continued

Landlord Evicts Tenant, Keeps Everything – Even Her Vaseline

Mississippi Law Allows Landlords To Kick Tenants Out And Keep All Their Personal Property OXFORD, Miss. – Last year, Columbus resident Samantha Conner was evicted from her apartment and had…Continued

Curtis Flowers Defense Team Receives Frederick Douglass Human Rights Award

UM Law’s Innocence Project has represented Flowers since 2015 This week, the Southern Center for Human Rights awarded the Curtis Flowers defense team, which includes the George C. Cochran Innocence…Continued

U.S. Supreme Court Heard MacArthur Justice Center Case

On Nov. 3, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments in the University of Mississippi School of Law MacArthur Justice Center case of State of Mississippi v. Brett Jones.   Jones…Continued

UM Law PBI Receives 2020 Pro Bono Award

OXFORD, Miss. - The University of Mississippi School of Law’s Pro Bono Initiative is a recipient of the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project 2020 Pro Bono Award. “I am appreciative to…Continued

UM Law Faculty Serve on ABA Reading Group to Evaluate Qualifications of Supreme Court Nominee

OXFORD, Miss. - Twelve University of Mississippi School of Law professors just completed service as part of a reading group for the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on the Federal…Continued