Mississippi

Criminal Justice

Mississippi DA is arrested for allegedly aiding criminal defendants

Civil Rights

ACLU sues over Mississippi ‘religious freedom’ law, says it violates landmark SCOTUS marriage ruling

Trials & Litigation

Judge jails public defender for contempt for arguing in court

Internet Law

Order blocking state AG’s investigation of Google is vacated by 5th Circuit

Constitutional Law

New Mississippi law lets those with ‘deeply held religious beliefs’ refuse service to LGBT community

Civil Rights

Decades after Supreme Court OK’d interracial marriage, couple says RV park owner won’t rent to them

Civil Rights

Suit over Mississippi’s confederate-themed flag uses language from SCOTUS same-sex marriage case

Trials & Litigation

Found unfit for trial in botched hit on attorney, hospitalized doctor sues over confinement

Criminal Justice

Man convicted of first-degree murder in shooting of defendant outside Mississippi courthouse

Criminal Justice

Restaurant confab leads to arrest of 3 accused of planning to kidnap and rob judge

Constitutional Law

Divided Mississippi Supreme Court OKs same-sex divorce case

Business of Law

More than 30 lawyers exit as law firm splits

Consumer Law

Deceptive practices suits say McCormick put 25% less pepper in its usual tin containers

Law Firms

Law firm loves seemingly vandalized billboard with bulldog fangs on founder’s face

Constitutional Law

Death penalty in Mississippi temporarily frozen, due to federal judge’s ruling

Criminal Justice

Concertgoer dies after being hogtied by police; lawyer’s son recorded arrest

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is shot and killed at deposition

Legislation & Lobbying

Should Confederate flag be displayed? ABA president, state officials, stores take a stand against it

Constitutional Law

Judge won’t lift consent decree at Mississippi prison

First Amendment

Superintendent drops charges for cheering at graduation; ACLU sees First Amendment violation