In the latter half of the 20th century, MLI was guided by young lawyers in the Jackson, Mississippi, area, many of whom went onto become highly respected attorneys and judges. Today, as a part of MC Law, MLI maintains the high standards established by these outstanding men and women. MLI produces publications that serve not only to inform practitioners, but also to enhance the legal profession in Mississippi.


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MLI Press


The Mississippi Law Institute (MLI) produces high-quality, timely, relevant publications for law students and legal practitioners.


MLI wecomes your input. Please let us know which MLI publications are helpful to you and what type of resources you would like to see published by MLI in the future.


MLI also welcome manuscripts or ideas for publications from potential contributors.



Tammy Upton




Available Publications


Jeffrey J. Jackson

Donald E. Campbell

Professional Responsibility for Mississippi Lawyers & Commentary on Judicial Ethics in Mississippi (2 volume set)

Price $245.00

Professional Responsibility for Mississippi Lawyers with its companion volume Commentary on Judicial Ethics in Mississippi provides a comprehensive reference on issues related to lawyer and judicial ethics in Mississippi.  The Professional Responsibility volume analyzes not only the Mississippi Rules of Professional Conduct and judicial decisions interpreting the Rules, but also incorporates ethics opinions from both the Mississippi Bar and the American Bar Association.  Coverage includes basic obligations to clients; fees and client property; confidences and secrets; conflicts of interest; entity and special client representation; lawyer’s duty as advisor; ethics in litigation; special duties of prosecutors; duties to third parties; roles and obligations of lawyers in law firms; service obligations; advertising and lawyer marketing; misconduct and the duty to report; and choice of law.  Commentary on Judicial Ethics in Mississippi offers a comprehensive examination of issues related to judicial ethics in Mississippi.  The book covers adjudicative, administrative, and disciplinary duties of judges; limitations on judicial ex parte communications; judicial disqualification and recusal; restrictions on extrajudicial activities of judges and judicial candidates; regulation of political and campaign activities of judges and judicial candidates; obligations of former judges, adjudicators, mediators and adjuncts; and the authority and jurisdiction of the Commission on Judicial Performance.  Both books are arranged and indexed with citations to relevant authority to provide easy access for the judge or practitioner seeking information on any issue related to professional responsibility or ethics in Mississippi.

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John G. Corlew

Damages Law for Mississippi Trial Practice
Price: $295.00

This publication addresses all elements of tort damages, includes suggested jury instructions and catalogues more than 200 million dollar verdicts in all 22 Mississippi Circuit Court Districts and Federal Courts.

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Mary Miller

2013-2014 Mississippi Rules Annotated
Price: $135

Mississippi Rules Annotated is the most comprehensive compilation of case annotations for the civil procedure, evidence and appellate court rules available on the market. The 2013-2014 edition has been updated to include rules, amendments and case annotations through March 2013. In this edition, the annotations are arranged topically, making it easier to pinpoint cases that discuss a particular portion of a rule.

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Luther Munford

Mississippi Appellate Practice: Edition 2010 
Fully revised 
Price: $295.00

This comprehensive guide to appellate practice in Mississippi includes appeals to trial courts, with checklists, forms, table of authorities and index. New features in this edition include new case citations through March 2010, cross references to Encyclopedia of MS Law, MS Civil Procedure, MS Rules Annotated, MS Chancery Practice, and the MS Jury: Law and Practice.

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Thomas B. Walter
Mississippi Limitations of Actions 2009-2010
Price: $ 99.95 + tax and shipping 
The 2009-2010 Edition of Mississippi Limitations of Actions reflects the most recent changes to Mississippi limitations law and is a valuable resource for attorneys who face possible time bars to actions. The book includes quick guides to the various time bars, in addition to discussions of the various cases and code sections affecting time limits.
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Judge Mary Libby Payne

A Goodly Heritage: A Memoir of Mississippi College School of Law

Price: $55

A Goodly Heritage is the story of Mississippi College School of Law as told by its founding dean.  The book chronicles the purchase of Jackson School of Law and continues through the labyrinth of acquiring American Bar Association accreditation and national prominence.

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MLI Press offers an e-mail subscription service delivering weekly summaries of all published Mississippi Supreme Court and Court of Appeals opinions, usually within a day following hand down. The facts and legal analysis are presented in a concise format which allows an attorney to quickly determine if the case is one which is pertinent to his or her practice. A hypertext link to the opinion on the official Supreme Court web site is included for ease in viewing the full-text opinion. The summaries are prepared by Mary Miller, Director of Mississippi College Law Library and Editor of MLI Press and are available in WordPerfect or Microsoft Word format.


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Mississippi College Law Review


The Mississippi College Law Review publishes original works of scholarship written by leading jurists and law students nationwide.


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Subscriptions are $36.00 per year for three issues. The Law Review renews all subscriptions automatically unless the subscriber provides timely notice of cancellation. Address changes should be made at least one month before publication date. Please provide an old mailing label or the entire old address. The new address must include the zip code. Information requests, new orders, address changes, subscriptions, cancellations, and similar correspondence should be directed to:


Managing Editor
Mississippi College Law Review
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Jackson, Mississippi 39201 



The Review accepts manuscript submissions through ExpressO or via email to  Submissions must be in Microsoft Word format, and citations must conform to the 19th edition of the Bluebook.  The Review looks to Bryan Garner's Redbook for guidance on grammar, style, and usage in legal writing, as well as to the Chicago Manual of Style generally.