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Memphis Law is proud to announce that Professor Demetria Frank has been appointed as Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion. Please click here to read more about this exciting announcement.
Memphis Law professor Ronnie Gipson recently wrote about the precarious situation the United States faces with Taiwan, it's sovereignty, and the ever increasing threats from China as a result in the "Attorney at Law" magazine. You can read the full article by clicking here.
donald headshotMEMPHIS LAW ALUMNA JUDGE BERNICE DONALD TO RECEIVE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Memphis Law Alumna and U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Bernice Donald has been awarded the National Bar Association's Lifetime Achievement Award. 
Memphis Law Visiting Assistant Professor, Dr. Nicole Tuchinda, recently had an op-ed published in the Commercial Appeal which focused on individual rights vs a government's right to protect the health of the greater community. She examined a U.S. Supreme Court case from 1905, Jacobsen v. Massachusetts, to illustrate the relevancy of these topics in today's pandemic crisis. Read the full piece at the Commercial Appeal by clicking here.
Memphis Law Professor Ronnie Gipson has been named Chair of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Legal Advisory Council, a group of EAA-member attorneys who assist the organization and its members in a variety of aviation legal matters. Click here to read more about Professor Gipson and his role as Chair. 
Memphis Law alumnus Justice Roger Page was recently elected Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court. To read more about Chief Justice Page and this announcement, please click here.
tba logoMEMPHIS LAW STUDENT WINS 2021 HASTINGS WRITING COMPETITION
Memphis Law student Kate Ernst was recently named the winner of the 2021 Jon E. Hastings Memorial Award Writing Competition, sponsored by the Tennessee Bar Association's Environmental Law Section. Her paper, "Point Source versus Non-Point Source: At What Point Does Groundwater Flow in?," addresses the Sixth Circuit’s decision after County of Maui, Hawaii v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund, 140 S. Ct. 1462 (2020). Click here to read her full essay.
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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