MLK50 LAW SYMPOSIUM PANEL SESSIONS VENUE CHANGE
Due to an overwhelmingly positive response from the community seeking to attend the MLK50 Law Symposium Panel Sessions, we have exceeded capacity at the law school and are excited to announce that we will be moving the Day 1 Panel Sessions to the Peabody Hotel at 149 Union Ave. in the Continental Ballroom.
MLK50 LAW SYMPOSIUM WELCOMES SENATOR DOUG JONES
We are excited to announce that the MLK50 Law Symposium Keynote Luncheon will now also feature United States Senator Doug Jones of Alabama, our country's newest U.S. Senator, who will introduce his friend and past colleague former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and give brief remarks himself.
MEMPHIS LAW DUBERSTEIN TEAM WINS 1ST PLACE & BEST ORAL ADVOCATE
PROFESSOR JOHN NEWMAN WEIGHS IN ON AT&T MERGER IN NEW YORK TIMES
Professor John Newman was recently quoted in a prominent New York Times article focusing on the pre-trial activity of the AT&T merger with Time Warner and their efforts to put the head of the Justice Department's Antitrust Division on its witness list in a trial over the government's decision to block the phone giant's $85 billion merger with Time Warner. To read the full New York Times article, please click here.
PROFESSORS FRANK AND NEWMAN AT TEDx MEMPHIS
Memphis Law professors Demetria Frank and John Newman participated in the TEDx Memphis earlier this semester at the Halloran Center in downtown Memphis. Prof. Newman was a part of the morning session and spoke on the intersection of law, technology, and democracy and Prof. Frank participated in the afternoon session, focusing on prisoner free speech. Click here to view Prof. Newman's talk, Free: The World's Most Dangerous Price. Click here to view Prof. Frank's talk, We Are The Freedom Fighters: Prisoners and Free Speech.
Professor Amy Campbell has been named to the Board of Directors of the Common Table Health Alliance (CTHA). CTHA is a community-based, multi-stakeholder, nonprofit, regional healthcare improvement collaborative serving 1.3 million people in the Greater Memphis metropolitan area.
Memphis Law professor and director of experiential learning Danny Schaffzin has been elected to the position of vice-president (2018 term) and president-elect (2019 term) of the Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA). Click here to read more about Prof. Schaffzin's election as CLEA co-vice-president.
Introducing a new way to experience Memphis Law. Take a virtual tour of our historic home and see for yourself why we were recognized as having the "Best Law School Facilities" in the nation by preLaw magazine. CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE FULL VIRTUAL TOUR.
Up To Date Information on Events
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