Office of General Counsel

University of Mississippi

External Legal Resources

Lafayette County Chancery Court
Lafayette County Circuit Court
MS Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals
Lafayette County Drug Court
Lafayette County Justice Court


United States District Court—Northern MS
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal
United States Supreme Court

MS Attorney General Opinions
MS Bar: Law You Can Use – Useful site that outlines state law in several legal areas
MS Ethics Commission

Bar Associations

American Bar Association
Mississippi Bar Association

Pending Federal Legislation and Legislative Tracking/History
THOMAS – Site allows you to track progress of pending legislation, revisions to bills, committee reports, etc.

University of Mississippi
MS Institutions of Higher Learning
Department of Education
Dept. of Educ., Office of Civil Rights
American Council on Education

For Students
MS Legal Services – Good source on Mississippi law
The Civil Legal Clinic at The University of Mississippi School of Law – Contact information for the Law School’s Legal Clinic

General Resources

Cornell’s Legal Information Institute – Great source for a variety of legal topics
Findlaw – Good site for federal resources, particularly if you know the specific case, law, or regulation cite you need.
American Law Sources Online. Good site for state and federal court decisions (identifies relevant federal circuit for location); also state laws/regs/attorney general opinions.