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Bioethics & Health Law

Explore legal dilemmas in healthcare ranging from the beginning to the end of life, in the heart of Mississippi’s healthcare corridor.

Explore Where Revolutions in Healthcare Markets And Legal Ethics Meet.

Located in downtown Jackson, minutes from Mississippi’s health care corridor, MC Law is uniquely positioned among regional law schools to open the lines of communication necessary to address ethical and legal dilemmas in contemporary healthcare.

Healthcare and Bioethics law Are increasingly IMportant Legal Areas

The Bioethics and Health Law Center of Mississippi College School of Law (MC Law) was established in 2009 with the commitment to connect students with members of the lay, medical, legal and policy-making communities in order to explore the legal questions that arise within the ever-changing healthcare industry.

In collaboration with the student-run Health Law Society, the Bioethics and Health Law Center hosts local attorneys with thriving practices covering all aspects of health law from fraud & abuse litigation to hospital acquisitions and regulatory compliance. You can increase your marketability by taking a wide range of courses, and are even able to graduate with a Certificate in Health Law.

Students and Faculty discussing a case

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Students at MC Law have multiple opportunities to gain hands-on experience. From legal clinics to externships you will have the ability to hone your skills by working with practicing attorneys. 


 The Center and Health Law Society sponsor a speaker series each month. Local practitioners are invited to share about their legal practices, and students are provided with an opportunity to grow their professional networks.


At least once a year, the Center hosts a symposium that focuses on issues of regional and national importance. Past topics have included the national personhood movement, health care reform, and access to health care.

Bioethics & Health Law Center Staff