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Chief Justice appoints Judge Smith Murphey as Commission on Judicial Performance alternate member
February 12, 2020

Chief Justice Mike Randolph has appointed Circuit Judge Smith Murphey V of Batesville as an alternate member of the Commission on Judicial Performance.

Court of Appeals to convene at Old Capitol Museum February 19
January 30, 2020

About 160 high school students from Jackson and Puckett are expected to attend a special session of the Mississippi Court of Appeals on Feb. 19 at 10:30 a.m. at the Old Capitol Museum in Jackson.

Court of Appeals to visit Mississippi Valley State University February 13
January 29, 2020

The Mississippi Court of Appeals will convene on the campus of Mississippi Valley State University in Itta Bena at 1 p.m. Feb. 13. A three-judge panel will hear oral arguments in a criminal appeal at the W.A. Butts Social Science Building Auditorium.

Chief Justice Randolph to appear before Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Feb. 4
January 29, 2020

Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Randolph will appear before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Feb. 4 at 10:30 a.m. in Room 408 of the Capitol.

Chief Justice Randolph will speak to Magee Lions Club Feb. 3
January 29, 2020

Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Randolph will speak to the Magee Lions Club on Feb. 3 at noon at Berry’s Seafood Restaurant in Magee.

Chief Justice Randolph addresses country’s historical reliance on Providence, calls for civility and nonviolence
January 20, 2020

Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Randolph on Monday issued a plea for civility and non-violence and addressed this country’s historical reliance on Providence.

Chief Justice will speak at Dr. Martin Luther King event in Hattiesburg Jan. 20
January 17, 2020

Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Randolph will be the keynote speaker at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ecumenical and Interracial Prayer Breakfast Jan. 20 at 7 a.m. in Hattiesburg. The prayer breakfast will be held at the Thad Cochran Center on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi.

Retired Hinds County Court Judge Houston Patton died Jan. 12
January 16, 2020

Retired Hinds County Court Judge Houston Patton died on Jan. 12 at St. Dominic Hospital. He was 84.

Chief Justice Randolph speaks to Gulf Coast Business Council
January 10, 2020

Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Randolph said Friday that the Mississippi Judiciary needs a $4 million budget increase to implement new intervention courts to help veterans and people with mental illnesses, and to increase judges’ salaries for their additional duties.

State Librarian Stephen Parks sworn in for second term
January 9, 2020

State Librarian Stephen Parks of Jackson was elected to his second term Jan. 9 during a joint session of the Mississippi House of Representatives and the Mississippi Senate.

Justice Ishee sworn in to begin new term on Supreme Court
January 7, 2020

Justice David M. Ishee of Gulfport took the oath of office Jan. 6 to begin a new term on the Mississippi Supreme Court.

Chief Justice Randolph will speak to Gulf Coast Business Council on Jan. 10
January 7, 2020

Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Randolph will speak to the Gulf Coast Business Council on Jan. 10 at 8 a.m. in the Regions Ballroom at the Knight Nonprofit Center in Gulfport.