Gartin Building Courtroom with the Great Seal of the State of Mississippi

Supreme Court building south entrance to open July 1

June 29, 2015

Visitors to the Mississippi Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Law Library and other court entities will be able to enter the Courthouse from the south plaza facing High Street starting July 1. The east entrance, which has been used since the building opened in 2008, will remain open.

Construction continued for three years after the building opened. Completion of the columned south entrance was part of the final phase of construction. The south entrance had remained closed due to lack of funding for security staff. The 2015 Legislature granted the judiciary’s request for funding for security equipment and staff to allow the entrance to open.