UNIV. OF MEMPHIS AND MEMPHIS SHELBY CRIME COMMISSION FORM NEW INSTITUTE
The University of Memphis and the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission have partnered to create the new Public Safety Institute, which will be lead by former Shelby County District Attorney Bill Gibbons. To read more about the new Public Safety Institute, please click here.
2016 CLEA AWARD
Recent Memphis Law graduate Jeffrey T. Slack has received this year's CLEA Outstanding Student Award. Please click here to read more about this award and Jeff's accomplishments.
The Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Black Law Students Association (BLSA) recently honored law students at The Kenneth Maurice Cox Donning of the Kente Ceremony which was held Friday, May 13th, 2016. Please click here to read more about the event and the graduates.
STUDENTS TACKLE BLIGHTED HOTEL
The Hon. Roger Page (JD '84) was recently sworn in by Governor Bill Haslam as the newest Tennessee Supreme Court Justice at an investiture ceremony in his hometown of Mifflin, Tenn. Click here to read more about the event and view photos and video from the ceremony.
PROF. ZAWISZA APPOINTED TO INDIGENT REPRESENTATION TASK FORCE
Professor Christina Zawisza has been appointed to the Tennessee Supreme Court's Indigent Representation Task Force, which will study the court appointed counsel system in Tennessee. To read more, please click here.
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.
UP TO DATE INFORMATION ON EVENTS
For a full roundup of all upcoming law school events and activities, please visit our informal events blog, On Legal Grounds for the most up-to-date information.