Awards

Mississippi Law Journal Award
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 been dedicated 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 Award is the highest honor the Mississippi Law Journal confers on a student member.

View past Mississippi Law Journal award recipients here.

Mississippi Law Journal Alumni Achievement Award
The Mississippi Law Journal Alumni Achievement Award was established in 2014 to recognize alumni of the Mississippi Law Journal who have given particularly great gifts of service to the legal profession, the State of Mississippi, and the nation. The Honorable William F. Winter was the inaugural recipient of the Mississippi Law Journal Alumni Achievement Award.

Robert C. Khayat Award Recipients
For Outstanding Service and Contribution to the Mississippi Law Journal
This honor is awarded to two third-year Journal members who best represent the service and commitment of former Chancellor Robert C. Khayat. Robert C. Khayat is a Journal alumnus, Emeriti Professor of Law, and former Chancellor of the university.

View past Robert C. Khayat Award recipients here.

Outstanding Comment Award Recipients
Sponsored by: Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC    This award is given annually to the staff editor who writes the best comment through the Mississippi Law Journal Comment Development Program.

View past Outstanding Comment Award recipients here.

Outstanding Casenote Award Recipients
This honor is awarded annually to the staff editor who scores the highest in the casenote portion of the Mississippi Law Journal Membership Competition.

View past Outstanding Casenote Award recipients here.