Lots of interesting court proceedings in Jackson today. The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today at 9:00 a.m. in the Barbour Pardon-gate case. As always, you can watch the video of the arguments live here at the Supreme Court’s website. It’s an en banc hearing, so you can bet that there will be some

On Thursday the Miss. Supreme Court affirmed a 2008 Bolivar County defense verdict in Utz v. Running and Rolling Trucking Inc. Here is the Court’s opinion.

The case is noteworthy for its facts. It involved the 2003 death of Preston Utz when he rear-ended an 18–wheeler on Highway 61 in Bolivar County. The decedent had