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demetriaPROFESSOR DEMETRIA FRANK LEADS PROJECT MI
Professor Demetria D. Frank was profiled in Memphis Magazine for her leadership of Project MI in Memphis. For the full article and to read more, please click here for in-depth coverage of her work.

The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law has been ranked #1 on PreLaw magazine's list of BEST Law School Buildings in the nation in their Spring 2018 issue. This is the second time that Memphis Law has taken the top spot, with a 2014 listing as having the"Best Law School Facilities" in the country in the same publication. Read more about this exciting news here.

column headMEMPHIS LAW DUBERSTEIN TEAM WINS 1ST PLACE & BEST ORAL ADVOCATE
The Memphis Law Duberstein Bankruptcy Law Moot Court Team recently won 1st Place in the The Lloyd D. George Bankruptcy, a regional competition for the Duberstein Bankruptcy competition hosted by St. John's School of Law and the American Bankruptcy Institute. This competition is hosted by the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Memphis law student Kelsey Keef also won the Best Oral Advocate Award. Congratulations to team members Patrick Treadwell, Tyler Tollison, Alex Anderson, Kelsey Keef and Luke Cymbal, as well as coaches Meagan Jones and Adam Langley.

newmanPROFESSOR JOHN NEWMAN WEIGHS IN ON AT&T MERGER IN NEW YORK TIMES
Professor John Newman was recently quoted in a prominent New York Times article focusing on the pre-trial activity of the AT&T merger with Time Warner and their efforts to put the head of the Justice Department's Antitrust Division on its witness list in a trial over the government's decision to block the phone giant's $85 billion merger with Time Warner. To read the full New York Times article, please click here.
tedxPROFESSORS FRANK AND NEWMAN AT TEDx MEMPHIS

Memphis Law professors Demetria Frank and John Newman participated in the TEDx Memphis earlier this semester at the Halloran Center in downtown Memphis. Prof. Newman was a part of the morning session and spoke on the intersection of law, technology, and democracy and Prof. Frank participated in the afternoon session, focusing on prisoner free speech. Click here to view Prof. Newman's talk, Free: The World's Most Dangerous Price. Click here to view Prof. Frank's talk, We Are The Freedom Fighters: Prisoners and Free Speech.


headshot amy cambpellPROFESSOR AMY CAMPBELL NAMED TO CTHA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Professor Amy Campbell has been named to the Board of Directors of the Common Table Health Alliance (CTHA). CTHA is a community-based, multi-stakeholder, nonprofit, regional healthcare improvement collaborative serving 1.3 million people in the Greater Memphis metropolitan area.


dannyPROFESSOR DANNY SCHAFFZIN ELECTED VP OF CLEA
Memphis Law professor and director of experiential learning Danny Schaffzin has been elected to the position of vice-president (2018 term) and president-elect (2019 term) of the Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA). Click here to read more about Prof. Schaffzin's election as CLEA co-vice-president.

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VIRTUAL TOUR OF MEMPHIS LAW
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.
 

 
PreLaw magazine and National Jurist have named Memphis Law as having the best law school facilities in the nation! Click here to read the full digital edition!

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