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Mr. William Newman

Associate Teaching Professor


Billy Newman has taught in the Legal Studies and Political Science programs since 1993. An attorney for over 31 years, his law practice experience includes work in commercial litigation (federal and state courts), First Amendment law, and Wills/estates. His primary area of practice was in intellectual property law (a subject he now teaches in the Legal Studies Program).

  • JD - University of Mississippi (1989)
  • BS - University of Southern Mississippi (1986)

Intellectual Property Law
Legal Research
Legal Drafting
Property Law
Equity (Chancery) Practice
The American Legal Tradition

  • Licensed Attorney
  • COVID-19 Awareness and Prevention
  • Unlawful Harassment Prevention for Higher Education Faculty

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Liberal Arts Building (LAB) 415 map




Areas of Expertise

Intellectual Property Law (Copyrights, Trademarks, Patents); Family Law; Law of Wills & Estates