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kschaffKATHARINE TRAYLOR SCHAFFZIN NAMED INTERIM DEAN OF MEMPHIS LAW
Katharine Traylor Schaffzin has been named the Interim Dean of the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. Professor Schaffzin has served as Associate Dean of the Law School for the past year and has been with the University of Memphis since 2009. Interim Dean Schaffzin replaces Peter Letsou, who is returning to a faculty position in the law school. Please click here to read a full announcement about Interim Dean Schaffzin's appointment.


dannyPROFESSOR DANNY SCHAFFZIN RECEIVES FARRIS-BOBANGO FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Memphis Law Professor Danny Schaffzin is this year's recipient of the Farris Bobango Faculty Scholarship Award for his article, "(B)light at the End of the Tunnel?, How a City's Need to Fight Vacant and Abandoned Properties Gave Rise to a Law School Clinic Like No Other," 52 Wash. U. J. of L.& Pol. 115. 
jodiPROFESSOR JODI WILSON RECEIVES INAUGURAL ETHICS & TEACHING AWARD
Professor Wilson is the inaugural recipient of the Patricia and Dan Murrell Ethics and Professionalism Teaching Award. This award recognizes "the professor who most effectively incorporates creative and innovative methods for including ethics and professionalism into their teaching." Prof. Wilson's selection is based on the innovative and creative methods she has used not only in teaching Professional Responsibility, but also in teaching Legal Methods I and Legal Methods II. To read more about the award, please click here.

MulroyPROFESSOR STEVE MULROY FEATURED ON FOX NEWS DISCUSSING COMEY MEMOS
Memphis Law professor Steve Mulroy was featured several times in the past week on Fox News for in-depth discussions about former FBI Director James Comey regarding his memos and whether he leaked classified information. Professor Mulroy appeared alongside other panelists on the Ingraham Angle with Laura Ingraham, as well as on the Fox News evening broadcast as an individual expert guest. 

demetriaPROFESSOR DEMETRIA FRANK LEADS PROJECT MI
Professor Demetria D. Frank was profiled in Memphis Magazine for her leadership of Project MI in Memphis. For the full article and to read more, please click here for in-depth coverage of her work.

The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law has been ranked #1 on PreLaw magazine's list of BEST Law School Buildings in the nation in their Spring 2018 issue. This is the second time that Memphis Law has taken the top spot, with a 2014 listing as having the "Best Law School Facilities" in the country in the same publication. Read more about this exciting news here.
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VIRTUAL TOUR OF MEMPHIS LAW
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 Building" in the nation by preLaw magazine. CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE FULL VIRTUAL TOUR.
 

 

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