241 ABA Journal Mississippi articles.
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
After six murder trials that ended with overturned convictions or mistrials, prosecutors in Mississippi announced Friday that they were dropping the case against Curtis Flowers.
Sep 8, 2020 9:46 AM CDT
Longtime North Dakota Supreme Court justice tests positive for COVID-19
North Dakota Supreme Court Justice Gerald VandeWalle, who is 86 and the longest-serving justice on the state’s high court, has…
Aug 7, 2020 3:49 PM CDT
Two teenagers from Vicksburg, Mississippi, were honored by the city Monday for returning a lawyer’s lost wallet containing credit cards and about $500 in cash.
Aug 4, 2020 10:56 AM CDT
Jun 2, 2020 3:42 PM CDT
A Mississippi judge shot in an ambush attack two months ago hopes doctors will clear him to return to the bench in a few weeks.
May 18, 2020 9:39 AM CDT
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Cincinnati ruled Thursday that Detroit students at five lower-performing schools have a fundamental right to a basic minimum education.
Apr 24, 2020 10:22 AM CDT
Law prof drops ‘clickbait defamation’ suit after edits
Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig has dropped his “clickbait defamation” lawsuit against the New York Times after the newspaper changed part of…
Apr 14, 2020 3:07 PM CDT
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
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