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Rob McDuff Defending UM ‘Strike’ Prof, Says Auditor Avoiding ‘Key Provision’ in Law

Embattled University of Mississippi sociology professor James Thomas has obtained prominent Jackson attorney, Rob McDuff, as legal counsel. Mississippi State Auditor Shad White recently targeted Thomas, contending that the academic broke the law when participating in a teach-in event called Scholar Strike. McDuff says the auditor is misreading the statue, which clearly doesn’t apply.

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JSU Student Finds His Voice in the Fight Against Police Brutality

Three officers sat on Floyd, 46, one officer with his knee on his neck, for almost nine minutes while he was handcuffed and lying on his stomach, begging for breath and life. It was a horrific and traumatizing experience, one that left Michael Taylor, a senior theater major at Jackson State University, confused after he watched it. He couldn’t comprehend why the cops handled the situation in such a way, he said. 

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