The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law is proud to announce our most recent addition to our faculty, Professor Lisa Geis, who will lead our new Children's Defense Program. Please click here to read more about Professor Geis.
The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and the City of Memphis have hired Brittnay Williams as the first "City of Memphis Neighborhood Preservation Fellow." Please click here to read more about Brittany, as well as the Neighborhood Preservation Fellowship.
The Urban Child Institute has awarded the UofM a $2 million grant to support the ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Prevention Project. The initiative will involve, among other areas, several Medical/Legal ACE Initiatives, including the Memphis CHiLD Clinic (Children's Health Law Directive), a collaboration between the School of Law, Memphis Legal Services and Le Bonheur providing legal services and advocacy for families in need, and iHeLP ACE Policy Lab, a year-long practicum where law students investigate how existing laws can be used to advance health and reveal gaps where new laws may be needed. Click here to read more.
50 STUDENTS ENROLLED IN 2016 SUMMER EXTERNSHIPS
An important message for our alumni from the Board of Law Examiners re: In-House Counsel Registration and an amnesty provision regarding registration. More information is available here. Information and instructions for registration can be found here.
ROGER PAGE (JD '84) SWORN IN AS TN SUPREME COURT JUSTICE
The Hon. Roger Page (JD '84) was recently sworn in by Governor Bill Haslam as the newest Tennessee Supreme Court Justice at an investiture ceremony in his hometown of Mifflin, Tenn. Click here to read more about the event and view photos and video from the ceremony.
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
For a full roundup of all upcoming law school events and activities, please visit our informal events blog, On Legal Grounds for the most up-to-date information.