Best selling author John Grisham will convey a speech on April 15 at the dedication of the new law school at the University of Mississippi.

John Grisham

Grisham who is recognized for his courtroom thrillers, is a graduate of the Ole Miss law school, which will be named for former Chancellor Robert Khayat in the midst of the campus event in Oxford.

Robert Khayat is a graduate of the school and was the 15th chancellor of the university during the period of 1995 to 2009.John Grisham is the author of popular novels such as "The Firm" and "The Pelican Brief."