Justice Michael Randolph

As mentioned last week, mega firm Baker & McKenzie won a reversal on causation and damages last week of the $103 million Jones County legal malpractice verdict against the firm. Now for the bad news for Baker & McKenzie.

Justice Pierce wrote the majority opinion. All nine Mississippi Supreme Court Justices agreed that the

Southern District voters re-elected Justice Michael Randolph to the Miss. Supreme Court yesterday, despite attacks by challenger Tal Braddock that Randolph has not saved any whales:

“He’s an excellent justice, period. His opinions are well-written and he’s qualified … his worth ethic is outstanding.

“Dag gum, this guy’s done everything but save the whales.”

On Thursday the Mississippi Supreme Court reversed the Court of Appeals and ruled that an airport authority’s negligence in placing stairs at the terminal is a discretionary policy decision. Here is the Court’s opinion in Pratt v. Gulfport-Biloxi Regional Airport Authority.

The plaintiff in the case was attempting to board a plane when he slipped

In 2010 the Ohazurike family–of obscure board game fame–obtained a $3.6 million judgment in a Hinds County Circuit Court case that should have been in county court. Here is my post on the verdict.  

On Thursday the Mississippi Supreme Court sank the Ohazurike’s proverbial Battleship in a unanimous decision. What was the Court’s vote? I’ll

Yesterday Ya’ll Politics had this post about the formation of Justice Mike Randolph’s campaign committee. It’s an impressive list of bar and business leaders in South Mississippi.

The list includes multiple past presidents of both the Mississippi Bar and the Mississippi Association for Justice, which is a bar group limited to plaintiff’s attorneys.

It’s an

Well, things certainly got interesting for Mississippi Supreme Court races Friday with two last minute qualifiers. State Representative Earl Banks qualified to run against Chief Justice William Waller and Hattiesburg attorney Tal Braddock qualified to run against Justice Mike Randolph. Oh, my! 

The Braddock candidacy will be the most talked about in legal circles. Not because Braddock