Revered Attorney and Professor Charles Walker Honored

Former students endow scholarship fund in mentor's name

OXFORD, Miss. – A stickler for grammar, a lover of clever songwriting and a “natural explainer,” Charles Walker has had a vast impact on the University of Mississippi, Oxford and Lafayette County. Walker is known by many as one of two things: a favorite professor or the attorney and mediator to whom clients and realRead the story …

National Center for Justice and Rule of Law Expands Judicial Education for State Judges

… Grant to be used for child pornography seminar, webinars and additions to online library OXFORD, Miss. – The National Center for Justice and the Rule of Law at the University of Mississippi has received a $350,000 grant to fund continuing high-quality educational programming for state judges regarding cybercrimes against children.

National Center for Justice and Rule of Law Trains Police, Judges to Catch Cybercriminals

… Program provides training on legal principles regulating use of computer and digital evidence OXFORD, Miss. – As the number of cybercrimes rapidly increases nationwide, judges and law enforcement officers are charged with knowing the most up-to-date legal principles regulating computer searches and seizures. Yet digital evidence improperly obtained is inadmissible in court and can resultRead the story …

Mississippi Innocence Project Awarded $50K Grant from Mississippi Bar Foundation

… Funds will help fund full-time staff attorney position, other operational costs OXFORD, Miss. – For the third year in a row, the Mississippi Innocence Project in the University of Mississippi School of Law has been awarded a $50,000 grant by the Mississippi Bar Foundation.

Attorney Jack Dunbar Named School of Law Alumnus of the Year

OXFORD, Miss. – While Jack Dunbar already has been recognized numerous times for his professional achievements, none of those honors compare with being named the 2010 Alumnus of the Year of the University of Mississippi School of Law. Aleita Sullivan, president of the Law Alumni Chapter board of directors, congratulates Jack Dunbar on being named theRead the story …

Richard Gershon Named New Dean of School of Law

OXFORD, Miss. – I. Richard Gershon, founding dean of the Charleston (S.C.) School of Law, is the new dean of the University of Mississippi School of Law.

Symposium Examines Adapting to Global Warming

OXFORD, Miss. – “At every crisis in one’s life, it is absolute salvation to have some sympathetic friend to whom you can think aloud without restraint or misgiving.”

Attorney To Discuss His Recent Case Before the U.S. Supreme Court

OXFORD, Miss. – Just a week after arguing a high-profile Second Amendment case before the U.S. Supreme Court, attorney Alan Gura will discuss the case Tuesday (March 9) at the University of Mississippi School of Law.

Weather Delays Opening Of New Law School Building

OXFORD, Miss. – Rounds of winter weather that hit the Mid-South this year have pushed back the projected opening date for the new law school facility at the University of Mississippi. UM law Dean Samuel M. Davis said 69 working days have been lost due to weather, over and above the seasonal averages normally providedRead the story …

Civil Legal Clinic Offers Help with Income Tax Returns

OXFORD, Miss. – Tax season can be a difficult time for many people, but a unique course offered through the University of Mississippi School of Law offers low-income individuals assistance with their personal income taxes.