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From Fake News to Free Speech: Social Media & Censorship

By Ryan Jones

Do social media companies have a right to silence and ban users that share racist and dangerous views or proliferate fake news? Are they today's "public squares" and governors of news, or are they platforms under the protection of the First Amendment and long-standing policies such as Section 230 of the CDA?

| Learn more about the issues surrounding social media & censorship >

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Law & Family

By Ryan Jones

Demarcus Davis and his daughter Bethany Davis are sharing a unique experience. The father-daughter duo are enrolled in law school at the same time, working toward their own respective dreams.

| Meet Demarcus and Bethany >


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Respect Your Elders

By Ryan Jones

A look at one of our innovative and educational legal clinics. The Elder Law Clinic, one of the law school's longest-running legal clinics, allows our student-attorneys to assist an often overlooked segment of our community - the elderly.

| Read about the work our students are doing in the Elder Law Clinic >


A Legal Legacy: John Bobango (JD '83) and Mary Lauren Bobango Stewart (JD '19)

By Ryan Jones

One is a long-standing legal pillar in Memphis and the Mid-South. One is a recent graduate who embraced her family's legal heritage and is starting on her own unique path. The story of the father-daughter duo of John and Mary Lauren Bobango shows that all roads lead back to Memphis, family, and the law.

| Read more about this Father-Daughter Legal Duo >



Memphis Law News & Events

By Staff

Stay up-to-date with news and events happening at Memphis Law.

Learn more about recent Memphis Law news>


Vetting the Vote

By Steve Mulroy

Professor Mulroy, author of the recently published book, "Rethinking US Election Law: Unskewing the System," goes into detail about our election system and the solution presented by proportional representation and Ranked Choice Voting.

| Read Prof. Mulroy's op-ed >



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