Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Mississippi Litigation Review

Proposed Amendment to Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(b)(6) Rankles Defense Bar

A proposed amendment to Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(b)(6) is drawing fire from the defense bar and their clients. Here is the proposed amendment:...

Name Recognition Big Advantage in Judicial Elections

The Hinds County Circuit Court will see two new judges in January, with election runoff winners Faye Peterson and Adrienne Wooten joining the bench....

The REAL PERS Financial Report

I recently posted about the latest PERS annual report. Last week Kingfish weighed in on Jackson Jambalaya with a great summary and explanation. Here are...

Thanksgiving Break

Happy Thanksgiving. Next post scheduled for November 26.

Is Document Review Really That Bad?

Above the Law posted about Michelle Obama telling Oprah how great being a lawyer was how terrible document review is: …she preaches about the soul-crushing...

November 2018 Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

Here is a preview of the November 2018 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter:$291,331 verdict- Madison County breach of contract case (10/12/18); $147,745 verdict-...

The New New Computer to Get

I can’t remember how much I’ve written about it here, but I’ve talked at CLE’s about my strong recommendation of using a Microsoft Surface...

Mississippi Judicial Elections Produce Some Surprises

Trying to get election results for down ballot races in Mississippi is tough. I watched WLBT’s website last night and early this morning. Now...

Drug Dealers are Businessmen — Ponzi Schemers are Thieves

The Clarion-Ledger reported that con man and thief Lamar Adams was sentenced to 19.5 years in prison: Former Madison County businessman Arthur Lamar Adams was...

Reading Between the Lines of the PERS Valuation Report

PERS recently had a board meeting where it released its 2018 Valuation Report. The report covers the period ending June 30, 2018. The cover letter...