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All academic issues, including curriculum, registration, class schedules, degree requirements, and academic calendars are handled through the Academic Affairs’ and Registrar’s offices.

Memphis Law offers a rigorous curriculum that provides students with a solid foundation in diverse areas of law and an ample experiential learning opportunities and to specialize in areas of interest.

If you are unable to find the information that you need through the website, you may address your questions to:

Jamie Johnson, Registrar
Office: Law 264
Phone: (901) 678-2660

David S. Romantz, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Office: Law 269
Phone: (901) 678-3232


Student Honors and Awards
Students who distinguish themselves academically are recognized by the presentation of awards and honors at the end of each semester and at graduation:

  • Students who achieve the highest grades in class receive the "Dean's Award for Academic Excellence."
  • The West Publishing Company Awards and American Jurisprudence Awards are presented to students who achieve the highest grades in selected courses each semester.
  • The Bureau of National Affairs Award is presented to a graduating student, who in the judgment of the faculty, has made the most satisfactory progress in his or her final year.
  • The Joe Moore Award named in honor of a former law professor, is presented to a graduating student who has excelled in oral advocacy.
  • Graduating students are also recognized as having graduated Cum Laude for a GPA of 3.25, Magna Cum Laude for a GPA of 3.50, or Summa Cum Laude for a GPA of 3.75. This designation appears on the student's diploma.


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Honor Council
Academic Regulations
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       Curriculum Summary
Course Catalog
Legal Writing Competitions
Legal Clinics
International Law Programming
Institute of Health Law & Policy
Degree Programs
        JD/MA in Political Science
        MPH Fast Track
        Part-time Program
Certificate Programs
       Certificate in Advocacy
       Certificate in Tax Law
       Certificate in Business Law
       Certificate in Health Law
       GA Timesheet Form
Study Abroad

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Pro Bono
Alternative Spring Break

Student Services

Academic Success Program
Bar Exam Information
Counseling Services
Information Technology
Law School ID Card Replacement
Locker Rentals
TN Lawyers Assistance Program
Main Campus Student Services

Campus Recreation
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