U.S. District Courts in Mississippi

In Crawford v. Hinds County the plaintiff sued the county over the Hinds County Courthouse not being accessible to the disabled. Plaintiff sought damages and injunctive relief requiring the county to make all seven courtrooms and all bathrooms accessible.

Before trial, plaintiff rejected the county’s offer to renovate two courtrooms, one bathroom per floor and

For all Mississippi’s many problems, the state’s congressional leadership has a long record of getting presidents to make good choices for federal judge positions. Miss. Court of Appeals Judge Cory Wilson’s nomination for a Southern District U.S. District Court judgeship is the latest example.

This one is unsurprising for a couple of reasons. First, it’s

On February 15, 2019 a federal court jury in Gulfport rendered a total verdict of $4,170,172 in Woulard v. Greenwood Motor Lines. The case involved an 18-wheeler colliding with a car on I-10 in Jackson County. Here is the Complaint.

Here is the Final Judgment.

The jury apportioned 80% fault to the driver of

On Wednesday a federal court jury in Jackson returned a $350,000 verdict for the plaintiff in Sturkin v. Patrick.

Here is the Jury Verdict.

Here is the Complaint.

Plaintiff Donna Sturkin alleged Vicky Patrick was her probation officer in drug court. Sturkin alleged Patrick violated her rights by stealing from the store where plaintiff

With the President’s “I’ll own it” ‘Schumer shutdown’ of the government entering its third week, the federal judiciary is running out of money.

Fortune reports:

Companies that turn to the federal courts to resolve fights with rivals and customers may find themselves in limbo if the government shutdown continues beyond next week.

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