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Judge David McCarty calls for equal justice for all
March 29, 2019

Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge David Neil McCarty used the occasion of his investiture ceremony to call upon lawyers to provide more free legal services to the poor, and to urge equal justice for all in a diverse culture.

Investiture ceremony for Judge David McCarty set for March 27
March 19, 2019

An investiture ceremony will be held for Judge David Neil McCarty on March 27 at 10 a.m. in the Court of Appeals Courtroom at the Gartin Justice Building in Jackson.

Court of Appeals to visit Mississippi Valley State University April 9
March 15, 2019

The Mississippi Court of Appeals will convene on the campus of Mississippi Valley State University on April 9 at 1 p.m. to hear oral arguments.

Commission on Children’s Justice names four Champions for Children
March 8, 2019

The Commission on Children’s Justice on March 7 recognized four Champions for Children.

Free family law clinics scheduled across the state
March 8, 2019

More than 20 free family law clinics are scheduled around the state, and many more are expected to be held this year to help poor people resolve civil legal issues.

Commission on Children’s Justice requests funding to increase parent representation
March 7, 2019

The Commission on Children’s Justice on March 7 asked the Mississippi Legislature to increase the appropriation for legal representation of indigent parents in Youth Courts.

Chief Justice Randolph praises volunteer work, promises timely decisions by veteran jurists
March 4, 2019

On Friday, March 1, 2019, Chief Justice Mike Randolph remarked how blessed he was to lead a court of veteran jurists.

Access to Justice Commission to discuss child neglect and abuse prevention March 5
March 1, 2019

Federal funding to aid child neglect and abuse prevention will be discussed by the Access to Justice Commission at its March 5 meeting in Jackson.

Chief Justice Michael Randolph to speak during Mississippi Bar seminar in Hattiesburg
February 27, 2019

Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael K. Randolph will speak March 1 at 11:10 a.m. in Hattiesburg at the Lake Terrace Convention Center during the Southern Regional Bar Meeting/CLE on the Road Seminar.

Court of Appeals Judge Cory Wilson sworn in Feb. 15
February 15, 2019

New Court of Appeals Judge Cory T. Wilson was sworn in on Feb. 15 in Jackson.

Court of Appeals to visit Mississippi University for Women on Feb. 19
February 14, 2019

The Mississippi Court of Appeals will convene on the campus of Mississippi University for Women in Columbus on Feb. 19 to hear oral arguments.

Reentry Council makes recommendations for criminal justice reform
February 13, 2019

The Mississippi Reentry Council on Feb. 12 made recommendations for legislation to reduce recidivism and help former inmates find jobs.

Court of Appeals Judge Cory Wilson to take oath Feb. 15
February 12, 2019

New Court of Appeals Judge Cory T. Wilson will take the oath of office on Feb. 15 at 11 a.m. at the Gartin Justice Building in Jackson.

Chief Justice Randolph addresses Chancery Court Clerks Conference
February 5, 2019

Former Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. brought a sense of honor, integrity and dignity to the Supreme Court, new Chief Justice Michael K. Randolph said Tuesday.

Chief Judge Donna Barnes sworn in as first woman to lead Court of Appeals
February 1, 2019

Chief Judge Donna Barnes of Tupelo on Feb. 1 was sworn in as the first woman judge to lead the Mississippi Court of Appeals.

Presiding Justice King takes on administrative responsibilities at Supreme Court
February 1, 2019

Justice Leslie D. King of Greenville took on more administrative responsibilities at the Mississippi Supreme Court on Feb. 1 when he became a Presiding Justice.

Kenneth Griffis sworn in as Supreme Court Justice Feb. 1
February 1, 2019

Justice T. Kenneth Griffis Jr. of Ridgeland took the oath of office Feb. 1 as the newest member of the Mississippi Supreme Court.

Judge Donna Barnes to become Chief Judge of Mississippi Court of Appeals
January 24, 2019

Judge Donna M. Barnes of Tupelo will become Chief Judge of the Mississippi Court of Appeals on Feb. 1.

Justice Griffis to take Supreme Court oath Feb. 1
January 24, 2019

New Supreme Court Justice T. Kenneth Griffis Jr. of Ridgeland will take the oath of office Feb. 1 at 10 a.m. in the Supreme Court En Banc Courtroom in Jackson.

Retirement ceremony for Chief Justice Waller to be held Jan. 25
January 22, 2019

A retirement ceremony honoring Chief Justice William L. (Bill) Waller Jr. will be held Jan. 25 at 11 a.m. at the Supreme Court Courthouse in Jackson.

Judge James L. Roberts Jr. lauded for public service
January 21, 2019

Judge James L. Roberts Jr. of Pontotoc was honored for his career of more than 40 years of public service on Jan. 18 as he presented his portrait to the Mississippi Supreme Court.

Court language interpreter seminar set for Jan. 31-Feb. 1
January 16, 2019

The Mississippi Administrative Office of Courts seeks bilingual speakers to work as courtroom interpreters.

Judge James Roberts Jr. to present portrait to Supreme Court Jan. 18
January 15, 2019

Judge James L. Roberts Jr. of Pontotoc will present his portrait to the Mississippi Supreme Court on Jan. 18 at 11 a.m. during a ceremony at the Supreme Court Courthouse in Jackson.

Chancellor Margaret Alfonso investiture set for Jan. 18 in Gulfport
January 15, 2019

An investiture ceremony for Chancellor Margaret Alfonso will be held Jan. 18 at 3 p.m. at the Harrison County Courthouse, 1801 23rd Avenue, Gulfport.

Reentry Council to meet January 18 in Jackson
January 15, 2019

The Mississippi Reentry Council will meet on Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. in the Training Room of the Mississippi Supreme Court at 450 High Street in Jackson.

Court of Appeals Judges Lawrence and McCarty to take oath Jan. 7
January 4, 2019

New Court of Appeals Judges Anthony N. “Tony” Lawrence III of Pascagoula and David Neil McCarty of Jackson will take the oath of office on January 7 at 11 a.m. at the Gartin Justice Building in Jackson.