News & Events
The University of Mississippi will present a panel on the bestselling novel, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, a New York Times bestseller by Bryan Stevenson. Distinguished professors, criminal justice professionals, along with a formerly incarcerated man who was paroled due to author Bryan Stevenson’s dedication to reforming the criminal justice and prison systems will discuss and debate the chronicles […]
Students from the University of Mississippi Legal Studies Department recently traveled to the 2017 Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in annual meeting in Kansas City, Missouri. Alpha Phi Sigma is the national honors society for Criminal Justice, and several students from the UM chapter of the society, Mu Rho, presented papers and projects at the conference. The hard work earned […]
The 2017 School of Applied Sciences Career Fair ended with a Networking Reception sponsored by the University of Mississippi Alumni Association. The presentation of the Thomas A. Crowe Outstanding Alumnus Award. The award honors an Applied Sciences alumnus whose professional, leadership, and service achievements are considered meritorious. This year the award was presented to Elizabeth Popernik […]
Marvin J. Hughes, a criminal justice graduate student in the Legal Studies Department, was named 2016 Officer of the Year by the Holly Springs Police Department in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Following a passion in public service, Hughes started his job with the Holly Springs P.D. in October of 2015 after a referral by Dr. David McElreath, associate […]
JACKSON, MS–A conference titled “Advancing Mississippi: A Better Mississippi for More Mississippians” took place on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at the Mississippi e-Center at Jackson State University. The conference focused on a number of topics such as employment, health, and education in the state. With over 40 submissions, the conference only chose 13 presentations to be given […]
Find out about student, faculty, and alumni news in the 2016 Legal Studies Newsletter. Read here.