MISSISSIPPI INNOCENCE PROJECT is committed to providing the highest quality legal representation to its clients: Mississippi state prisoners serving significant periods of incarceration who have cognizable claims of wrongful conviction. In addition, the Project seeks to identify and address systemic problems in the criminal justice system and to develop initiatives designed to raise public and political awareness of the prevalence, causes and societal costs of wrongful convictions.

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Mississippi Innocence Project
MEDIA & DOCUMENTARY PROJECTS CENTER enhances the University of Mississippi’s academic mission by exploring the history and culture of our region. By creating and distributing documentaries, radio programming, and locally produced television shows for OMTV, the Ole Miss television channel, the Media and Documentary Projects Center provides a unique academic and experiential curriculum to students and faculty interested in learning documentary methods, production techniques, and technical skills.


Media & Documentary Projects
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI SCHOOL OF LAW is an ABA-accredited law school located on the campus of the University of Mississippi, in Oxford, Mississippi  The School of Law opened in 1854 and is the fourth-oldest state-supported law school in the country. In 2009, National Jurist Magazine rated the University of Mississippi School of Law among the top five “best value law schools” in the United States.  Richard Gershon is the current dean. The law school is home to five auxiliary law programs: the National Center fir Remote Sensing, Air and Space Law, the National Center for Justice and the Rule of Law, the Mississippi Innocence Project, the Mississippi Law Research Institute, and the Mississippi Judicial College. In Fall 2010, the University of Mississippi School of Law enrolled an entering class of 199 students from an applicant pool of 1,150.  Ethnically, 16% of the entering students were minorities. The first-year class consisted of 107 men and 92 women. The School of Law has a faculty of 34 full-time and adjunct professors with expertise in various areas of practice. The student-faculty ratio is 18.2:1  In January 2011, the School of Law opened its new, environmentally certified LEED building (the Robert C. Khayat Law Center).

The Law School works within the University’s broader mission, of which one of its goals is service to the State though efforts to be  a leader in providing service to the public, through the application and dissemination of its expertise and knowledge, in Mississippi, the region, and the nation. This public service function is fulfilled through a variety of outreach programs involving almost all academic disciplines.


The University of Mississippi School of Law