Hunter Seidler Wins Case Note Competition for Volume 93
Mississippi Law Journal
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5M ago
The Mississippi Law Journal recently recognized Staff Editor, Hunter Seidler, as the Outstanding Case Note Award recipient for Volume 93. This honor is awarded annually to the staff editor who scores the highest in the case note portion of the Mississippi Law Journal Membership Competition. Hunter’s case note will be published in Volume 93. Congratulations, Hunter! To learn more about Hunter, please visit his staff profile. To learn more about past award recipients, visit our awards section ..read more
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The Mississippi Law Journal Honors Baria, Beavers, and House with Awards
Mississippi Law Journal
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5M ago
The Mississippi Law Journal Award The Mississippi Law Journal recently bestowed the Mississippi Law Journal Award on Merritt Baria. The Mississippi Law Journal Award is presented annually to the third-year member who has most contributed to the betterment of the Journal through hard work and self-sacrifice and who has dedicated themselves to improving the quality of the Journal’s publications and its reputation in the law school community and the legal community outside the university. The Mississippi Law Journal&n ..read more
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Davis Chosen for Editor-in-Chief for Vol. 94
Mississippi Law Journal
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5M ago
The Mississippi Law Journal is pleased to announce the election of Taylor Davis as Editor-in-Chief for Volume 94. Taylor is from D’Iberville, Mississippi, and is the daughter of Kevin Davis and Daphne Dykes-Davis. Aside from Mississippi Law Journal, Taylor is also a member of Moot Court Board, serves as the Education Chair of the Black Law Students Association, is a member of Phi Delta Phi, and is a 2023 Business Law Fellow. While in law school, Taylor has achieved the Outstanding Student Award in Contracts. Taylor received a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Philosophy and a Master ..read more
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Personal Jurisdiction After Mallory: Beyond International Shoe
Mississippi Law Journal
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10M ago
Personal Jurisdiction After Mallory: Beyond International Shoe Christopher R. Green, Professor of Law and Jamie L. Whitten Chair in Law and Government, University of Mississippi School of Law Mallory v. Norfolk Southern Railway clarifies that consent extracted by states as a condition of doing business is sufficient consent for personal-jurisdiction purposes under the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, and that Pennsylvania Fire Insurance Co. v. Gold Issue Mining Co. (1917) survives International Shoe v. Washington (1945). Mallory involved a Virginia plaintiff, Virginia defen ..read more
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Yin and Yang: The Human Faces of Veterans Law
Mississippi Law Journal
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11M ago
Yin and Yang: The Human Faces of Veterans Law Anna Kapellan All stories have two kinds of characters. – Daniel Albright Half an hour.  That’s all there was to cross the street into a snooty restaurant where waiters were serving pizzas on white linen tablecloths meant to match the jacked-up prices and deliciousness of pizzas strategically arriving just in time for lunch-time patrons to take one bite of this cheesy, stringy goodness and then carry the remainder to their offices where all this deliciousness would congeal into a sad cheesy rubber.  Since the only practical use of these l ..read more
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Penitent Privilege in the Age of Abrogation
Mississippi Law Journal
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1y ago
Penitent Privilege in the Age of Abrogation Nathan J. Ristuccia[1] Privilege law is transforming today. The evidentiary privilege for penitential confessions has been near universal across the United States since the 1960s. In most jurisdictions, this guarantees that communications “made privately and not intended for further disclosure” to “an individual reasonably believed” to be “a minister, priest, rabbi, or other similar functionary of a religious organization” in that minister’s “professional character as spiritual adviser” will be inadmissible as evidence—even at non-jury proceedings su ..read more
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Executive Board Vol. 93 Announcement
Mississippi Law Journal
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1y ago
The Mississippi Law Journal is proud to announce Volume 92’s Executive Board. This group of distinguished individuals will further the Journal’s vision and advance the Mississippi Law Journal’s national presence. Editor-in-Chief Nivory Gordon III Executive Editor Anna Beavers Managing Editor  Merritt Baria Business Manager Joe Curry Executive Articles Editors Hannah Elliott Baylee Howard Conner Linkowski Naomi Migoya Mariah Rhodes Oliver Samples Arreyah Whitlock Mississippi Cases Editors Ashley House Mason Scioneaux Executive Notes and Comments Editors Katherine H ..read more
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10 Mississippi Law Journal Students Accept Publication Offers
Mississippi Law Journal
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1y ago
The Mississippi Law Journal is pleased to announce that 10 of Volume 92’s Staff Editors will have their Comments published. Each fall, the 2L class of Staff Editors participates in a rigorous Comment writing process in which they research and write a scholarly article about a legal issue of their choice over a six-month period. Students submit their legal scholarship for publication in law reviews across the nation, seeking to contribute a novel perspective on a current issue affecting a particular area of the law. Students who accept an offer for publication will have their scholarship p ..read more
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The Terminator: The Surreal Reality of Limitations Periods as Applied to Claims of Incarcerated Veterans
Mississippi Law Journal
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1y ago
The Terminator: The Surreal Reality of Limitations Periods as Applied to Claims of Incarcerated Veterans Anna Kapellan[1] Remember the prisoners, as though in prison with them, and those who are ill-treated, since you yourselves also are in the body.[2] Say the word “veteran,” and images of flags waiving in the wind, red carnations on gravestones, the impeccable uniforms of Veterans Day parades, and movie scenes – from Saving Private Ryan to Top Gun: Maverick – come to mind together with proud thoughts about courageous POWs, as in Missing in Action.  And if we hear about a&nbs ..read more
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About Time: Wyoming’s Efforts to Limit Child Marriage
Mississippi Law Journal
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1y ago
About Time: Wyoming’s Efforts to Limit Child Marriage Anna Beavers, University of Mississippi School of Law, Class of 2024 The sixty-seventh Wyoming legislative session began on February 10th with one bill before the House that stirred up both activist groups and members of the state Congress.[1] Despite doubts voiced by the media, House Bill 7 passed through the legislature, and on February 23, 2023 Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon signed into law the “Underage marriage-amendments.”[2] The law sets the minimum age for marriage in the state of Wyoming at eighteen.[3] The new law, however, still al ..read more
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