292 ABA Journal Mississippi articles.
Mississippi’s lifetime ban on voting for felons convicted of some crimes serves no legitimate penological purpose and violates their rights under the Eighth Amendment, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Aug 8, 2023 8:08 AM CDT
NAACP sues over ‘state takeover’ of city policing, courts
The NAACP has filed a lawsuit challenging two state laws that “represent a state takeover of Jackson,” Mississippi, a predominantly Black…
Apr 28, 2023 2:49 PM CDT
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President Joe Biden didn’t have authority under the Procurement Act of 1949 to require federal contractors to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for their employees, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Dec 21, 2022 8:33 AM CST
Seven of 20 execution attempts in 2022 were “visibly problematic” in 2022, according to a year-end report by the Death Penalty Information Center.
Dec 16, 2022 10:25 AM CST
Judge strikes down student-debt relief
U.S. District Judge Mark Pittman of Fort Worth, Texas, ruled Thursday that the Biden administration’s plan to forgive some federal student-loan debt was an unconstitutional…
Nov 11, 2022 3:14 PM CST
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Nov 2, 2022 10:15 AM CDT
Updated: Writs of replevin have been used by creditors to recover collateral, such as cars; by tenants or landlords to recover property taken by the other; by businesses to recover items taken by employees; and by people seeking the return of pets after a breakup. It’s also being cited by the U.S. Department of Justice in a lawsuit against a former senior White House adviser.
Sep 27, 2022 10:29 AM CDT
Sep 26, 2022 10:19 AM CDT
The lifetime ban on voting for some felons in Mississippi’s 1890 constitution no longer has a racist taint following later changes that added additional crimes to the list, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans has concluded.
Aug 26, 2022 10:10 AM CDT
Legal sector adds 3,000 jobs or more, 3 months in a row
The legal services sector added 3,100 jobs in July following a June gain of 3,300 jobs and a…
Aug 12, 2022 2:19 PM CDT
Convicted go-between gets life sentence in law prof’s murder
Katherine Magbanua was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for acting as the go-between in the murder of…
Jul 29, 2022 2:35 PM CDT