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law educator

Joseph Richard Hurt, American Law educator. Bar: Mississippi 1980. Member American Bar Association (legal education and admission to bar section), Mississippi Bar Association (board directors young lawyers division 1981-1984, 87-90, co-chairman minority involvement committee), Hinds County Bar Association (nominating committee, pro bono committee), Charles Clark Inn, American Inns of Court (secretary-treasurer).

Background

Hurt, Joseph Richard was born on November 17, 1953 in Laurel, Mississippi, United States. Son of James Albert Senior and Wanda (Perreault) Hurt.

Education

Bachelor, Mississippi College, 1975. Master of Arts, Baylor University, 1978. Juris Doctor, Baylor University, 1979.

Master of Laws, Yale University, 1986.

Career

From assistant professor to associate professor, Mississippi College School Law, Jackson, 1980-1987; professor, Mississippi College School Law, Jackson, since 1987; assistant dean, Mississippi College School Law, Jackson, 1982-1984; associate dean, Mississippi College School Law, Jackson, 1984-1988, 90-91; dean, Mississippi College School Law, Jackson, since 1991. Chair advising committee rules Mississippi Supreme Court.

Achievements

  • Bar: Mississippi 1980.

Politics

The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

Views

It is important to experience of God's grace working in the lives of people. Wisdom and maturity are gained from life experience, especially during the prayer and sharing stories with other Christians.

Membership

Member American Bar Association (legal education and admission to bar section), Mississippi Bar Association (board directors young lawyers division 1981-1984, 87-90, co-chairman minority involvement committee), Hinds County Bar Association (nominating committee, pro bono committee), Charles Clark Inn, American Inns of Court (secretary-treasurer).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: antiques, furniture refinishing, photography, fishing.

Connections

Married Jan Marie Jones, August 13, 1977. Children: Rosanna Marie, Jan Elizabeth, Margaret Delle.

father:
James Albert Senior Hurt

mother:
Wanda (Perreault) Hurt

spouse:
Jan Marie Jones

child:
Margaret Delle Hurt

child:
Rosanna Marie Hurt

child:
Jan Elizabeth Hurt