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Mark Jones

Professor Mark Jones

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  • B.A. 1974, M.A. 1979, University College, Oxford University, England
  • LL.M., University of Michigan Law School
  • Called to the Bar of England and Wales on July 27, 1978.
  • Member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, London, England. 


  • Comparative Law
  • Islamic Law in Comparative Perspective
  • Immigration Law
  • Public Interest Practicum 

Mark L. Jones, Professor of Law, has been a Mercer University Law School faculty member since 1980. He teaches in the areas of immigration law, comparative law, and experiential education. He has written about European Union (EU) Law, international trade law, the theory and practice of legal education, lawyer professionalism and virtue, and political philosophy. He serves as co-faculty advisor to the Mercer Law Review and faculty advisor to the International Law Students Association and the Mercer Immigration Law Society, and he co-directs Mercer University’s “Phronesis Project for the Exploration of Character, Practical Wisdom, and Professional Formation.” Jones is a member of the Georgia Immigration Working Group and the Georgia4Immigrants Coalition. He holds an M.A. in Jurisprudence from Oxford University and an LL.M. from the University of Michigan. He pursued postgraduate legal studies in Germany, practiced EU Law in Brussels, Belgium for several years, and is an English barrister. Jones’ family includes his wife Margaret, their son Nicholas, Margaret’s two daughters Catherine and Laurie and granddaughter Cameron, and their dog Idgy.

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