229 ABA Journal Mississippi articles.
Police have been reviewing surveillance video in their investigation of a Monday morning shooting that critically wounded a Mississippi judge.
Mar 18, 2020 9:40 AM CDT
For the second time in a little more than two months’ time, a federal appeals court has blocked a Mississippi law restricting abortion.
Feb 21, 2020 11:18 AM CST
An appeals court has withdrawn an opinion in which a Trump judicial appointee added a footnote criticizing a Mississippi lawyer for appearing to appeal to gay prejudice.
Feb 20, 2020 9:56 AM CST
The Mississippi Supreme Court has upheld the 12-year sentence of a man convicted for having a cellphone in jail.
Jan 14, 2020 3:11 PM CST
Dec 19, 2019 6:30 AM CST
A former paralegal at St. Louis law firm Brown & Crouppen claims in a lawsuit that she was apparently drugged at the firm’s annual holiday party and sexually assaulted by two firm attorneys at an Illinois strip club later that night.
Dec 16, 2019 11:18 AM CST
A federal lawsuit filed on Monday claims a Mississippi district attorney and his prosecutors are wrongfully using peremptory challenges to exclude potential black jurors more frequently than whites.
Nov 20, 2019 2:13 PM CST
Lawyers make the lowest average salary in Montana and the highest average salary in California, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Nov 20, 2019 10:55 AM CST
Mississippi’s Department of Mental Health will spend nearly $20 million on a new unit for forensic beds, an investment the state hopes will relieve a long-standing embarrassment: the months, even…
Oct 18, 2019 9:39 AM CDT
Growing up in a working-class household and with a large extended family in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Tiffany Graves knows what it looks like when a lawyer’s services are out of reach.
Sep 1, 2019 12:00 AM CDT
A black Mississippi inmate faces a possible seventh trial after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Friday that a prosecutor had displayed racial bias in jury selection.
Jun 21, 2019 9:35 AM CDT
When Sen. Bernie Sanders championed voting rights for prisoners during a CNN town hall, he spotlighted an intensifying national debate about why going to prison means losing the right to vote.
Jun 14, 2019 7:30 AM CDT
The state supreme court granted a petition from the Mississippi Board of Bar Examiners that requires 12 additional semester hours of law school before making a fourth attempt on the test.
Jun 3, 2019 12:19 PM CDT
A law firm in Washington, D.C., and a law office in Wellesley, Massachusetts, are among the victims of malware attacks by an overseas cybercrime network.
May 17, 2019 11:13 AM CDT
A lawyer in Jackson, Mississippi, continues to spend two weekends per month in jail for contempt of court after he failed to persuade a judge to switch him to home…
Apr 18, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
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