Contact:

 

Areas of Expertise:

  • Legal Research
  • Electronic Research Seminar

Mary Miller

 

Assistant Dean for Information, Technology & Legal Research

 

Education:

 

  • B.A., Asbury College
  • J.D., Mississippi College School of Law
  • M.L.S., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Judicial Clerkships:

 

  • Mississippi Supreme Court, 1990-1991

 

Publications:

 

  • Remembering Justice Michael D. Sullivan, Hinds County Bar Ass’n Newsletter (April 2000).
  • Mississippi Supreme Court Internet Update, 64 Miss. Lawyer 51 (Jan.-Feb.-March 1998).
  • Encyclopedia of Mississippi Law (editor and lead author with Jeffrey Jackson) (Thomson/WestGroup vol. 1-4, 2001; vol.5-8, 2002; vol. 9 and New Topic Service, 2003; Supp. 2002-11).
  • Chapters authored in Encyclopedia of Mississippi Law:
    • Attorney's Fees
    • Civil Procedure (with J. Jackson, R. Morton, & J. Matheny)
    • Collateral Estoppel and Res Judicia (with J. Jackson)
    • Contempt of Court (with J. Jackson)
    • Criminal Law (with P. Bennett & D. Campbell)
    • Personal Property
    • Zoning
  • Case Management through Consolidation, Separate Trials and Severance of Claims, in 2 Jeffrey Jackson, Mississippi Civil Procedure (Thomson/WestGroup 1997-2004) (with J. Jackson).
  • Finality of Judgments, in 2 Jeffrey Jackson, Mississippi Civil Procedure (Thomson/WestGroup 1996-2004) (with J. Jackson).
  • Time Considerations under the Rules of Civil Procedure, in 2 Jeffrey Jackson, Mississippi Civil Procedure (Thomson/WestGroup 1997-2004).
  • Mississippi Rules Annotated (Mississippi Bar 1991-2003) (with J. Jackson 1991-1992; J. Jackson & R. Morton 1994; M. Steffey & S. Norberg 1996; T. Mason & M. Steffey 2001; editor and author 2005, 2007-08, 2009-10, 2011-12).
  • MLiBulletin (MLi Press 2001-present). MLiBulletin is an e-mail subscription service delivering weekly summaries of all published Mississippi Supreme Court and Court of Appeals opinions.

 

Seminars:

 

  • Presenter and Co-Presenter, “Legal Research on the Internet,” Annual CLE Seminar for Appellate Court Attorneys, sponsored by Supreme Court of Mississippi, 2004 - 2012.
  • Co-presenter, “Legal Research,” Mississippi Justice Court Judges Conference, October 2011.
  • Co-presenter, “Designing and Delivering a Successful CLE Program,” at Southeastern Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting, April 2011.
  • Presenter and Co-presenter, “Internet Research CLE,” sponsored by Mississippi College School of Law, 2007-2009.
  • “Copyright Issues in the Library,” at Private Academic Libraries in Mississippi meeting, 2008.
  • “Legal Research on the Internet,” Annual CLE Seminar for Appellate Court Attorneys, sponsored by Supreme Court of Mississippi, 2004.
  • “Legal Research on the Internet,” Mississippi Trial Judges General Jurisdiction Seminar, sponsored by Supreme Court of Mississippi, June 2003.
  • “Legal Research on the Internet,” Annual CLE Seminar for Appellate Court Attorneys, sponsored by Supreme Court of Mississippi, May 2003.
  • “Internet Legal Research,” Annual CLE Seminar for Mississippi Trial Court Staff Attorneys, Law Clerks, and Research Assistants, sponsored by Administrative Office of Courts, January 2003.
  • “The Internet: Resources and Opportunities for Legal Research,” Annual CLE Seminar, sponsored by Mississippi Association of County Board Attorneys, January 2003.
  • “The Internet: Resources and Opportunities for Legal Research,” Annual CLE Seminar, sponsored by Mississippi Association of County Board Attorneys, January 2002.
  • “Legal Research on the Internet,” Annual CLE Seminar for Appellate Court Attorneys, sponsored by Supreme Court of Mississippi, June 2002.
  • “Internet Legal Research,” Annual CLE Seminar for Appellate Court Attorneys, sponsored by Supreme Court of Mississippi, June 2001.
  • Panelist, “Why Johnny Can’t Research,” at Southeastern Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting, April 2001.
  • “Tips and Tools for Effective Internet Research,” Annual Technology Seminar, sponsored by the Mississippi Bar, November 2000.
  • “Removal: An Outline of Issues,” Annual Federal Bar Association Seminar (co-author of paper presented by P. Bennett & J. Jackson), June 2000.
  • “Introduction to Copyright Law,” Delta State University faculty, October 1999.
  • “Introduction to Copyright Law,” Delta State University librarians, October 1999.
  • “Legal Research on the Internet,” Annual CLE Seminar for Mississippi Trial Court Law Clerks and Staff Attorneys, sponsored by Administrative Office of Courts, September 1999.
  • “Legal Internet Research,” Annual Technology Seminar, sponsored by the Mississippi Bar, June 1999.

 

Memberships & Admissions:

 

  • Mississippi Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association of Law Libraries
  • Southeastern Association of Law Libraries

 

Community Involvement:

 

  • Habitat for Humanity