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  • North Mississippi Rural Legal Services

    North Mississippi Rural Legal Services

    SKU SKU142205094510

    North Mississippi Rural Legal Services (NMRLS) was established as a training program for law students at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) School of Law.Originally called Lafayette County Legal Aid, NMRLS was considered by its organizers as a combination legal services and teaching program.However, NMRLS soon gained statewide attention for its litigation amid the Civil Rights era that impacted hundreds of thousands of people and places across the state.The impact is still felt today— 50 YEARS LATER.