The Game of Reviewing Qualified Immunity: If not now, then when? If not you, then who?

The call to review qualified immunity has ignited to a new degree in the United States. Protests are surging across the nation with posters saying, “End Qualified Immunity = Justice For All.”  This powerful issue has captured the attention of District Judge Carlton W. Reeves of the Southern District of Mississippi. Judge Reeves entered a … Continued

One Small Step Against Big Tech, One Giant Leap for Privacy: The Need for a Mississippi Consumer Data Privacy Law

We have all experienced it. A quick Google search for a new windbreaker and suddenly your Facebook feed is nothing but North Face and Patagonia. One minute you are browsing for hand sanitizer on Amazon, and the next thing you know every other Instagram ad is for Germ-X. As consumers, these moments may be a … Continued

Want To Pass The Bar Exam? Release The Attorney Inside!

Many bar exam takers leave points on the table because they approach the essays like a student rather than an attorney. Perhaps it is because they have heard bar exam essays are not an accurate representation of how attorneys write in the real world. It is true – attorneys do not always have the luxury … Continued

What Are PEADs and Why They Aren’t Scary

A wise person once said: “A Failure to Plan is Planning to Fail.” Presidential Emergency Action Documents, or PEADs, are secret, pre-planned presidential documents that respond to national emergencies. While few people know anything about these documents, they are not as scary as they sound. It is just good planning. Emergency powers are not in … Continued

Dear Readers:

As part of our efforts to provide timely coverage of legal issues and better serve the needs of practitioners, the Mississippi Law Journal is pleased to announce the addition of a new law-focused blog to our website. The goal of the MLJ Blog is to provide a forum for law students, practitioners, alumni, and faculty to … Continued