Find out about student, faculty, and alumni news in the 2016 Legal Studies Newsletter. Read here.
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SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – Though emailing in class is generally frowned upon, McKinley McCarty hoped for an exception when she learned that she had won the Columbus B. Hopper Scholarship. “I just couldn’t sit there and contain my excitement,” said McCarty, … Continued
When Megan Stidd began writing her senior thesis for the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College at the University of Mississippi, there were no examples in the thesis repository for her to follow. She was the first student with a criminal … Continued
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
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