JACKSON — The Mississippi Supreme Court has declined a request from Bobby Batiste that it take a second look at his appeal. The Supreme Court
The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear an appeal from Toney Jennings, who was convicted in 2011 of statutory rape.
After losing a key appeal, disbarred Mississippi attorney Richard “Dickie” Scruggs asked to return to federal prison to resume serving out a seven-year prison sentence for trying to illegally influence a judge.
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court’s denial of a Lowndes County man’s motion to suppress evidence of his possession of child pornography.
A federal appeals court has scheduled oral arguments in a child pornography case from Mississippi.
JACKSON — A federal three-judge appeals panel has scheduled a hearing in New Orleans on Friday on efforts by Tyler Edmonds to revive his wrongful imprisonment lawsuit.
JACKSON — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from Roger Lee Gillett, who was sentenced to death for his role in the 2004 slaying of a Hattiesburg couple.
The Supreme Court sided Thursday with the state Court of Appeals, which said Willie didn’t get approval to file a post-conviction petition and therefore an Oktibbeha County judge didn’t have the authority to hear it.
The schedules of Civil Service commissioners have aligned, just in time for a Thursday hearing on the appeals of two Columbus police officers.
Between accusations that Mayor Robert Smith threatened a police officer and a key witness, Police Chief Joseph St. John, calling in sick, the Civil Service Commission appeals hearing Friday was courtroom drama at its best.