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Legal Studies Graduate Student Wins 1st Place at Conference

Several students in the School of Applied Sciences’ Legal Studies program recently made a trip to the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Held in Orlando, Florida, the ACJS conference contained panels, roundtables, and workshops on … Continued

Dr. Linda Keena Elected as ACA Delegate

Linda Keena, associate professor of legal studies and interim graduate studies coordinator, was recently elected as delegate to the Assembly of the American Corrections Association.

Legal Studies Alumni Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Congratulations to Army Reserve Sgt. Randy Sandifer, who graduated with a degree in criminal justice from University of Mississippi in 2009, for his Nobel Peace Prize nomination. His environmental research while deployed in Iraq helped close the doors of Abu … Continued

Carol Forsythe Recognized with Frist Student Service Award

Congratulations to Carol Forsythe, senior secretary in the Department of Legal Studies! She is a Frist Student Service Award honoree, one of only two at the University of Mississippi. Carol was selected in recognition of her exceptional service to students. She was … Continued

Legal Studies Lecture: Clifton Taulbert

Mr. Taulbert is best known for his touching account about growing up in the segregated Mississippi Delta as well as for his lectures and programs throughout the world. Mr. Taulbert will discuss his Ice House Entrepreneurship program that is currently … Continued

MSWLEA Conference

Criminal Justice Students Attend MSWLEA Conference, a video by Mary Stanton & Erin Parsons.

Homeland Security Training Conference

April 26–28, 2011 — The Inn at Ole Miss Hotel and Conference Center — University of Mississippi Sponsors The Homeland Security Training Conference is sponsored by the Department of Legal Studies, The University of Mississippi, the Southern District and Northern … Continued