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Court of Appeals to visit Mississippi Valley State University Feb. 22
February 13, 2018

The Mississippi Court of Appeals will convene on the campus of Mississippi Valley State University on Feb. 22 at 10 a.m. to hear oral arguments.

Feb. 21 open house to introduce Pearl River County Office of Public Defender
February 12, 2018

Pearl River County Circuit Court recently became the seventh in the state to create a full-time public defender office.

Chief Justice Waller to speak at Third Circuit Drug Court graduation Feb. 27 in Oxford
February 7, 2018

Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. will be the guest speaker at the Third Judicial District Drug Court graduation Feb. 27 in Oxford. The ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. in the second floor courtroom at the Lafayette County Courthouse.

Judge Westbrooks to speak at MVSU Black History Convocation Feb. 8
February 5, 2018

Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Latrice A. Westbrooks will be the keynote speaker at Mississippi Valley State University’s annual Black History Convocation on Feb. 8.

Special Committee on Judicial Election Campaign Intervention appointed
January 31, 2018

Five members have been appointed to the Special Committee on Judicial Election Campaign Intervention.

Investiture of Justice David Ishee set for Feb. 16 in Long Beach
January 31, 2018

An investiture ceremony for Supreme Court Justice David M. Ishee is scheduled for Feb. 16 at 3:30 p.m. at the Gulf Park Campus of the University of Southern Mississippi in Long Beach.

Rankin County volunteer lawyers provide free legal help to the poor
January 29, 2018

Nine Rankin County attorneys gave free help to 12 low income people to resolve domestic matters on Friday, Jan. 26, during Rankin County Chancery Court’s first Pro Se Day.

Reentry Council to meet February 2
January 24, 2018

The Mississippi Reentry Council will meet at 2 p.m. Feb. 2 in the Training Room at the Gartin Justice Building at 450 High Street in Jackson.

Editor talks about what’s next for The Mississippi Encyclopedia
January 24, 2018

The Mississippi Encyclopedia is expected be available online later this year, senior editor Ted Ownby said during a discussion of the book on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the State Law Library in Jackson.

Editor will talk about The Mississippi Encyclopedia Jan. 23 at State Law Library
January 22, 2018

Ted Ownby, senior editor of The Mississippi Encyclopedia, will talk about the book on Tuesday, Jan. 23, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the State Law Library in Jackson. The Law Library is on the second floor of the Gartin Justice Building at 450 High Street.

Judge Kidd, Rep. Cockerham appointed to Drug Courts Advisory Committee
January 8, 2018

Hinds County Circuit Judge Winston Kidd of Jackson and Rep. Angela Cockerham of Magnolia have been appointed to the State Drug Courts Advisory Committee.