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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

The Hunter and the Hunted: Sex Offenders & Their Prey

RUSSELL W. STRAND Chief, Family Advocacy Law Enforcement Training Division United States Army Military Police School November 16, 2010 12:00pm Student Union Ballroom For more information contact Dr. Keena, ldkeena@olemiss.edu, Phone: +1-662-915-1998 We can learn a great deal from successful hunters … Continued

Student Profile: Semche Pieh

Semche Pieh is a detective currently finishing his degree in criminal justice at the University of Mississippi-Desoto.

UM stands up for violence against women

By Mary Coker | The Daily Mississippian ARTICLE | FEBRUARY 19, 2010 – 12:12AM The University of Mississippi is putting up its fist to fight back against violence towards women. After receiving a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of … Continued