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PreLaw magazine ranked the University of Memphis School of Law as one of the Best Value Law Schools in the nation in its new rankings. Memphis Law ranked in the Top 20 best values and scored an A+ in the new rankings.

columns The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law has reduced tuition for out-of-state students by 37%, making it one of the most affordable law schools in the nation for non-residents. To read more, click HERE.
front columns lit Memphis Law is proud to have been named one of the top 25 most impressive law school buildings in the world and as the 15th most impressive in the U.S. To read more, please click HERE.
Memphis Law is proud to note the accomplishments of several students that have excelled as Honors Prosecution Externs with the Shelby County District Attorney General's Office. Click HERE to read more.
mcclurg In an extremely unique result of legal scholarship, Prof. Andrew McClurg's presumption proposal in the recent Hasting Law Journal was enacted into law in Florida. This is the only statute of its kind in the nation. To read more, please click HERE.
eeoc The Law School was proud to co-host a conference with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in June, featuring the ABA President-elect, Paulette Brown. To read more about this impressive program, please click HERE.
ml cover We are excited to announce the publication of our new magazine, ML- Memphis Law. To read an electronic version online, please CLICK HERE
clinic In the past academic year, more students than ever before enrolled in courses offered through the University of Memphis School of Law’s Experiential Learning Program. Click HERE to learn more about the program's most successful year!
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Upcoming Events

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The Student Affairs Office and the Office of Diversity will present a CLE program titled Under Color of Law: Excessive Force & 42 USCA Sect. 1983 on Friday, October 10. Questions being addressed include: what exactly is excessive force according to the courts?  What legal remedies exist for the plaintiff?  Who has liability — the officer, the city, both, or neither?  Does implicit bias, police policy, or hiring procedure play a role? And more! For a full program schedule, please click here. To register, please click here.

On Wednesday, September 24 at noon in Wade Auditorium, The Mental Health Law & Policy Journal invites the law school community to hear its own Professor Steve Mulroy present on a recent Sixth Circuit capital murder case for which he successfully wrote an amicus brief on behalf of a coalition of mental health organizations regarding the definition of “intellectually disabled” for purposes of being constitutionally exempt from the death penalty.

An Information Session about the FOUR Legal Clinic courses to be offered during the Spring 2015 semester will be held in the Historic Courtroom on Monday, Sept. 29. Clinic faculty members will provide information about each of the Clinic courses, and a pizza lunch with be served.  See Spring 2015 Clinic Information Session Flyer.pdf for more details about the Spring 2015 Legal Clinic Information Session.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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