Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Comments on the Latest Developments in Mississippi Civil Litigation

For Mississippi native son and attorney Philip Thomas, blogging about law, politics and topical issues in the state extends a conversation he’s been... More

Tag Archives: healthcare reform lawsuits

Massive Briefs Filed on Motion to Dismiss Phil Bryant’s Challenge of Obama-Care

Posted in National Politics
In April Lt. Governor Phil Bryant filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Dist. Court for Southern District of Mississippi challenging the legality of Congress’ health-care reform bill passed at the urging of President Obama. In August the government filed a motion to dismiss. The government’s supporting brief tipped the scales at 46 pages. Here is … Continue Reading

Barbour Will Have to Get in Line to Sue Over Healthcare Reform

Posted in National Politics, Politics in Mississippi, U.S. District Courts in Mississippi
Governor Haley Barbour plans to sue to bolster his presidential aspirations challenge the constitutionality of the new health-care reform. He’s going to have to take a number and get in line. As reported by the Clarion-Ledger, State Senator and attorney Chris McDaniel (R) and Hattiesburg attorney Doug Lee beat Barbour to the punch on Friday by filing … Continue Reading