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PROFESSOR LYNDA BLACK SELECTED AS 1A FACULTY ATHLETICS REPRESENTATIVE
Memphis Law professor Lynda Black was recently selected as the 1A Faculty Athletics Representative from the American Athletic Conference. Professor Black has passionately served AAC student-athletes in various positions since her first appointment by President Rudd in 2015 to this role and others at the AAC level.
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The University of Memphis School of Law recently sent a letter to the Justices of the TN Supreme Court and the TBLE supporting the Petition of bar applicants advocating for a one-time diploma privilege. Click here to read more about the topic and see our full letter of support.
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The University of Memphis School of Law has been ranked in the Top 25 for Law Degrees Awarded to African Americans in Diverse Education Magazine's compiled rankings of the Top 100 Producers of Minority Graduate Degrees in the country. Click here to see the full list of schools ranked.
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The Daily Memphian recently profiled the Memphis Law Summer Externship Program and several of its student externs and externship supervisors. Click here to read more about how these students and attorneys are adapting to the changing legal landscape and furthering the boundaries of remote learning and education. 
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The 2021 University of Memphis Law Review Symposium seeks papers and presenters exploring proposals that could be acted on within the confines of our existing systems. Click here for more information about the topic and details for submission of papers.
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University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law recent graduates Corey Davis, Rachael Ledbetter, and C.J. Parrish were recently awarded the Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA) Outstanding Clinical Team Award for their work in the Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic during the 2019-2020 academic year. Click here to read more about the team and the award. 
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INAUGURAL WES FOWLER BEST ORAL ADVOCATE AWARD RECIPIENT ANNOUNCED
Briana Butler is the first recipient of the Wes Fowler Best Oral Advocate Award. Ms Butler was named Best Oral Advocate of the First-Year Moot Court competition that was held at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. She will receive a partial scholarship, which was funded by friends and family of Wes Fowler, who won this same award at the law school in 1995.
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Out of concern for the health and safety of our community, as well as the uncertainty of the evolving COVID-19 situation, the LSAC has made the difficult decision to cancel this summer's PLUS program at Memphis Law. Please click here for the full announcement and more information.
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The University of Memphis School of Law Street Law student organization recently hosted a successful 2020 Advocacy Camp this Spring. To find out more, please click here. 
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The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law has lowered out-of-state tuition by 25%, making it one of the most affordable law schools in the country. The new tuition structure will take effect in August of 2020. Click here to read more about how the University of Memphis School of Law now has the most affordable out-of-state law school tuition in Tennessee and in the TOP 5 for most affordable out-of-state law school tuition in the entire country.
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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