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

On Wednesday the 5th  Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a jury verdict of $2.8 million in Learmonth vs. Sears, Roebuck and Co. The Court also certified the issue of the constitutionality of Mississippi’s caps on non-economic damages to the Mississippi Supreme Court.

Here is the Court’s opinion.

The case was based on an