Hinds DA attends National Prosecutors Summit

April 27, 2017 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire Hinds County District attorney Robert Shuler Smith was invited to attend the 2017 urban elected prosecutors summit, which was held in Atlanta, Georgia April 19-21, 2017. […]

Mistrial declared in the Hinds County DA case

January 5, 2017 in News

By Othor Cain Contributing Writer After a little more than two and a half hours of deliberations, and with the jury unable to reach a verdict, the judge presiding over […]

Witnesses recount drug raid during trial of Hinds County DA

January 2, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Witnesses in the case against Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith recounted for jurors how a raid led to charges of marijuana possession against Christopher […]

Hinds County district attorney’s trial taking 4-day weekend

December 23, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Jurors hearing the case against Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith will get a four-day Christmas weekend. The Clarion-Ledger reports (http://bit.ly/2h5RdZX ) that Judge Larry […]

Hinds district attorney trial set on hindering prosecution

December 19, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The district attorney in Mississippi’s largest county will find himself the defendant and not the prosecutor in court Monday. Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith […]

Witness in case against Hinds DA moved to different jails

November 30, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – An inmate who’s a witness in a criminal case against a Mississippi district attorney has been moved to jails in different counties. The Clarion-Ledger reports (http://on.thec-l.com/2fAeDee […]

AP analysis: Secrecy plagues court cases involving Hinds DA

September 12, 2016 in News, Opinion

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The American justice system requires trials to be open to the public. But, so far, secrecy shrouds the legal maneuvering that could lead to a criminal […]

DA Smith calls Hood’s actions ‘outrageous’

September 8, 2016 in News, The Buzz

By Shanderia K. Posey Editor Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith is calling the actions of Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood “outrageous” following Smith’s arrest and indictment on Sept. […]