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Ole Miss law school sets up free legal clinic

OXFORD, Miss. – A University of Mississippi program that provides free legal assistance to low-income people is teaming with the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyer Project for a clinic to help qualifying Lafayette county residents with family law matters. The clinic, set for 1-4 p.m. Sept. 5 at the UM School of Law, will help participants prepare court documents for divorce, custody, ...

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Job outlook optimistic for law graduates

How does the job market look for this year’s law graduates? Officials with the states two law schools, Mississippi College School of Law and the University of Mississippi School of Law, are optimistic about the outlook. “Considering the number of calls we have recently received from firms seeking full-time employees, I think the prospects for the Class of 2012 look ...

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Law school applications up, buck national trend

OXFORD and JACKSON — Applications from students wanting to attend Mississippi law schools are up, even as they head downward nationwide. The Clarion Ledger reports Mississippi College had a record increase for the class beginning this fall, with 26 percent more applications than the previous year. At Ole Miss, last year’s applications were up 3 percent from those received for ...

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