251 ABA Journal Mississippi articles.
Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade
in a pending case
challenging the state’s ban on most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
Jul 23, 2021 9:16 AM CDT
Arizona officials have “gone to considerable lengths to revive the state’s mothballed gas chamber,” according to a recently released report
by the Guardian.
Jun 7, 2021 9:02 AM CDT
Children in New York can be charged as juvenile delinquents beginning at age 7, which explains why a boy of that age could be charged with rape in March in upstate Brasher Falls, New York.
Jun 4, 2021 12:24 PM CDT
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz health care partner Jon Darrell Seawright has been charged along with a former lobbyist at the firm for their roles in an alleged Ponzi scheme involving fake timber purchases.
May 24, 2021 9:51 AM CDT
For the second time in a month, the council and an executive committee of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar has rejected a teach-out plan submitted by the Florida Coastal School of Law.
May 19, 2021 3:26 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Monday to review Mississippi’s ban
on most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy has raised hopes and fears that Roe v. Wade
will be overturned and its viability standard eliminated.
May 19, 2021 11:26 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider the constitutionality of Mississippi’s ban on most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The high court agreed to consider one question in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization
: whether all previability prohibitions on elective abortions are unconstitutional.
May 17, 2021 9:47 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a defendant can be sentenced to life without parole for a homicide committed as a juvenile without a separate finding of permanent incorrigibility.
Apr 22, 2021 11:43 AM CDT
Five conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices have questioned abortion precedent in their decisions, but it’s unclear how far they would go to undermine or overrule Roe v. Wade
Mar 23, 2021 9:44 AM CDT
A Mississippi congressman has filed a civil suit against former President Donald Trump and lawyer Rudy Giuliani that says they violated the Ku Klux Klan Act by seeking to interfere with the counting of Electoral College votes.
Feb 16, 2021 12:50 PM CST
Ten federal inmates were executed this year as a result of a push by the Department of Justice, putting the total number of federal executions above that of all 50 states combined.
Dec 17, 2020 3:07 PM CST
Sensing technology detects football contraband tossed into prison
Footballs and packages tossed into a Mississippi prison yard early Monday morning contained cellphones, marijuana, cigars and barbecue chicken wings. Officials at…
Dec 11, 2020 4:17 PM CST
The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday published a final rule change that would allow federal executions to be carried out in any manner allowed in the state where the death sentence was imposed.
Nov 30, 2020 2:23 PM CST
Voters in several states loosened drug laws Tuesday, going so far in Oregon as to legalize
psychedelic mushrooms and to decriminalize small amounts of heroin and other drugs.
Nov 4, 2020 11:39 AM CST
Facebook, militia groups and Kyle Rittenhouse sued
The partner of Anthony Huber, a man killed in Kenosha, Wisconsin, protests, is among four plaintiffs suing Facebook, militia groups and Kyle Rittenhouse,…
Sep 24, 2020 3:49 PM CDT
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