Associate Dean Steve Mulroy's article "Hold" On: The Remarkably Resilient, Constitutionally Dubious 48-Hour Hold was recently cited in a Department of Justice Civil Rights Division report. His focus on the issue of "48 hour holds" was the main focus of the investigation and the main basis for finding a pattern and practice of discrimination. To read the full DOJ report, please click here.
Join us for our annual Diversity & Pre-Law Day on Sat., Feb. 18.This year's keynote speaker is Paulette Brown, ABA Immediate Past President. Learn more about applying to law school and hear from current students and attorneys. For the full schedule and to register, please click here.
The Black Law Students Association will host the Unity in Diversity Scholarship Banquet on Thursday, Feb. 23 from 6-8:00 p.m. at The Guest House at Graceland, with keynote speaker, Robert Grey, the former ABA president and current president of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.
Professor Chris Zawisza was recognized as a Memphis Attorney for Justice by Tennessee Supreme Court Justices Jeffrey S. Bivins and Holly Kirby at the Memphis Bar Association Annual Meeting on Dec. 8, 2016. The recognition is awarded to all attorneys who have given 50 or more hours of pro bono service each year.
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.
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