Mississippi Supreme Court rules again that governor’s pardon does not expunge criminal record

January 27, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court has again ruled a pardon by the governor does not wipe out a criminal record. Katherine Robertson pleaded guilty to aggravated assault […]

A Haley Barbour pardon doesn’t guarantee a clean criminal record, Mississippi Supreme Court rules

December 15, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A pardon by the governor is not grounds to wipe clean a criminal record, the Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled. The case centered on the claim […]

Woman pardoned by Haley Barbour wants criminal record expunged

July 21, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court is being asked to determine whether a pardon by the governor should be grounds to wipe clean a criminal record. The case […]

FEC filing: pro-Cochran PAC funded black voter outreach for Republican runoff

July 17, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour’s political machine paid to turn out the black vote for Republican Sen. Thad Cochran’s re-election bid, according to campaign finance reports. […]

Former prisoner pardoned by Haley Barbour pleads guilty to manslaughter

May 20, 2014 in News, The Buzz

OXFORD, Mississippi (AP) — One of the ex-prisoners who received a pardon from then-Gov. Haley Barbour has pleaded guilty to manslaughter after he killed another man in an exchange of […]