Alpha Phi Sigma is the national honors society for Criminal Justice, and the University of Mississippi chapter is overseen by Linda Keena, an Associate Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator in the Department of Legal Studies. On March 31, 2016 … Continued
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Michael Davis, a Criminal Justice graduate student, took part in the Three Minute Thesis event presented each year by the University of Mississippi’s graduate school. The Three Minute Thesis is a research communication competition developed by the University of Queensland, Australia. The … Continued
The Oxford Eagle recently unveiled its Best of Oxford feature on June 5, 2015. Including a number of categories, the recent publication named Dr. Lorri Williamson, assistant professor of Legal Studies, as best professor. Dr. Linda Keena, associate professor of Legal Studies, was … Continued
Learn about what’s happening with alumni, faculty, paralegal studies, criminal justice, awards and honors in the Spring 2015 Legal Studies Newsletter. View and/or download the Newsletter here.
On April 21, 2015, The University of Mississippi Department of Legal Studies was presented a Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service on Behalf of Victims of Crime from Warden Ian Wallace at the Southeast Correctional Center in Charleston, MO. Dr. … Continued
Mississippi has one of the highest adult incarceration rates in the nation. The Pew Charitable Trusts has reported that the prison population in the state has grown by over 300% during the past three decades, a rate that far outstrips Mississippi’s … Continued
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
Kelly McCall is a first year graduate student, pursuing her master’s degree in criminal justice from the Department of Legal Studies. She graduated cum laude from Missouri State University in Springfield, holding a bachelor’s degree in sociology. She is currently a … Continued
Robert Mongue, associate professor in the paralegal studies program at the University of Mississippi, was elected as the President-Elect of the American Association for Paralegal Education.
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.