Supreme Court of MississippiHand Down List
May 16, 2019
05/16/2019 - Hand Down and published opinions in WordPerfect/ZIP format
Beam, Dawn H., J.
Sonya Chaffee on Behalf of Fredrick C. Latham, a Minor v. Jackson Public School District, Lonnie J. Edwards and Jackson Public School Board of Trustees; Hinds Circuit Court 1st District; LC Case #: 25CI1:10-cv-00970-JAW; Ruling Date: 11/29/2017; Ruling Judge: Jeff Weill, Sr.; Majority Opinion: Beam, J. Disposition: Affirmed. Appellant taxed with costs of appeal. Votes: Randolph, C.J., Kitchens and King, P.JJ., Coleman, Maxwell, Chamberlin, Ishee and Griffis, JJ., Concur.
Beam, Dawn H., J.
Natchez Trace Village Property Owner's Association v. Lewis L. Culley, III, Nancy Culley, Bethany Culley, Allen Cockrell and Paige Weeks Cockrell; Madison Chancery Court; LC Case #: 45CH1:17-cv-00791; Ruling Date: 02/20/2018; Ruling Judge: James Walker; Majority Opinion: Beam, J. Disposition: Per Curiam Affirmance. Appellant taxed with costs of appeal. Votes: Randolph, C.J., Kitchens and King, P.JJ., Coleman, Maxwell, Chamberlin, Ishee and Griffis, JJ., Concur.
Randolph, Michael K., C.J.
Montrell Croft a/k/a Montrel Lashun Croft a/k/a G-Money a/k/a Montrell Lashaun Croft a/k/a Montrell L. Croft v. State of Mississippi; Lauderdale Circuit Court; LC Case #: 197-16; Ruling Date: 09/07/2017; Ruling Judge: Lester Williamson, Jr.; Majority Opinion: Randolph, C.J. Disposition: Affirmed in Part; Reversed and Remanded in Part. Lauderdale County taxed with costs of appeal. Votes: Coleman, Maxwell, Beam, Chamberlin, Ishee and Griffis, JJ., Concur. King, P.J., Concurs in Part and Dissents in Part with Separate Written Opinion Joined by Kitchens, P.J. Concurring in Part and Dissenting in Part Opinion: King, P.J. Votes: Kitchens, P.J., Joins This Opinion.
In Re: Rules of Discipline for the Mississippi Bar; Disposition: The Amended Petition to Amend Certain Rules of the Rules of Discipline for the Mississippi State Bar is hereby granted in part as set forth in Exhibit A. These amendments are effective on July 1, 2019. The Court further finds that the petition should remain pending before the Court. The Clerk of this Court shall spread this Order upon the minutes of the Court and shall forward a true certified copy hereof to West Publishing Company for publication in the next edition of the Mississippi Rules of Court and in the Southern Reporter, Third Series, (Mississippi Edition). All Justices Agree to Grant. Order entered.
Jacob Wright a/k/a Jacob Brian Wright a/k/a Jacob Wright Jr. v. State of Mississippi; Jackson Circuit Court; LC Case #: 2016-00-0034(2); Ruling Date: 04/26/2017; Ruling Judge: Kathy Jackson; Disposition: The Petition for Writ of Certiorari filed by Jacob Wright is denied. To Deny: Randolph, C.J., Kitchens and King, P.JJ., Coleman, Maxwell, Beam, Chamberlin and Ishee, JJ. Not Participating: Griffis, J. Order entered.