Course Offerings

MC Law Legal Extern Program – Four externship courses pair law school students with lawyers in government entities and non-profit organizations in the metro-Jackson area, in other parts of Mississippi, and throughout the United States.

The MC Law Public Interest Law Clinics — Through the Mission First Legal Aid Clinic and the HIV and the Law Clinic, law students can become directly involved in representing clients of local public interest organizations.

The MC Law curriculum includes a wide range of courses in public interest practice areas. The faculty includes full-time professors and adjunct professors with extensive experience in public interest and public service practice. Classes of interest include: 

REquirements Class Name hours
609 Adoption Legal Clinic 3
685 Alternative Dispute Resolution 2
639 Arbitration Practice and Procedure 2
624 Asset Forfeiture 2
780 Basic Real Estate Transactions 3
525 Capital Punishment Law 2
612 Child Advocacy Clinic in Chancery Court 3
612 Child Advocacy Clinic in Chancery Court II 0
610 Child Advocacy Clinic in Youth Court 3
716 Children in the Legal System 3
708 Civil Law of Persons and Family 3
728 Civil Rights 3
649 Comparative Civil Rights 2
522 Constitutional Law 4
754 Consumer Law 2
726 Criminal Law 3
561 Criminal Law 3
679 Criminal Practice 3
562 Criminal Procedure 3
652 Current Issues in Family Law 2-3
651 Domestic Relations 3
673 Elder Law 3
644 Employment Discrimination 3
646 Employment Law 3
524 First Amendment 3
763 Gender and the Law Seminar 3
647 Health Care Fraud and Abuse 2
674 Health Care Law 3
537 HIV and the Law Clinic 3
663 Immigration Law 2-3
688 International Finance 3
701 International Human Rights 3
705 International Law 3
757 Juvenile Legal Issues Seminar 3
645 Labor Law 3
575 Land Use Controls 3
770 Legal Extern Program 3
771 Legal Extern Program II 3
520 Legal Project Management 2
675 Medical Malpractice and Health Care Litigation 2
509 Mission First Legal Aid Clinic 3
691 Native American Law 2
642 Pension and Employee Benefit Law 3
767 Race and the Law 3
781 Real Estate Finance and Development 2
772 Remote Legal Extern Program I 3
776 Remote Legal Extern Program II 5 or 6
621 Secured Transactions and Creditors’ Rights 3