JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A federal appeals court said Thursday that it won’t reconsider its earlier ruling that a 2012 Mississippi abortion law is unconstitutional. The decision means the law remains blocked and Mississippi’s only […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi’s effort to close its last abortion clinic was overturned in federal appellate court on Tuesday. Advocates for the law said women with unwanted pregnancies could always travel to other states, […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A federal appeals court panel has denied a Mississippi family’s request to reinstate their multimillion dollar wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Cleveland, Miss., and two police officers.
The lawsuit was filed by the family of Jermaine Williams, who died in 2010 after being jolted twice by police stun guns. The family sought $25 million in damages.
Williams, 30, died July 23, 2010, in a confrontation with two officers responding to a call about loiterers… […]
JACKSON – (AP) A federal appeals court has scheduled oral arguments for June 4 in lawsuits challenging the failure of 11 Mississippi counties to redraw supervisor district lines in time for the 2011 election. A […]