Monday, May 20, 2019

Mississippi Litigation Review

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays to all my friends and followers of this blog. This blog will be on hiatus until 2015. 

N.Y. Times Covers Continued Drop in Law School Enrollment

The New York Times reported last week that law school enrollment continues to plummet. Enrollment levels are their lowest in forty-one years, when there...

December Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

Here is a preview of the verdicts detailed in the December issue of the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter: $10.5 million verdict- Coahoma County products liability trial...

Duck, Duck………

Goose!!!! Get it? It’s a goose case. The opening line from Miss. Supreme Court Justice Kitchens’ majority opinion says it all: Janet Olier was attacked and chased...

Jury Verdict Leaves Rappers Singing the Blues

The Clarion-Ledger reported last week that former NBA and USM basketball star Clarence Weatherspoon has won a Hinds County lawsuit against two rap artists....

Is Choosing a Law School Now Like Buying a Used Car?

The New York Times reported this week that law schools are desperate for students. From the article: Summer was waning and students were already packing...

Mississippi Wins By Losing Gay Marriage Case

One day Mississippi’s loss last week in the fight over gay marriage will go down in history as a big win for the state....

Jones County Voters Elect New Circuit Judge

For the first time in nearly 30 years, someone other that Judge Billy Joe Landrum will preside over the Jones County Circuit Court in...

Rare Circuit Court Judge Runoff Today

Today Jones County voters will decide a rare runoff in a Circuit Court Judge election. The runoff is between longtime incumbent Judge Billy Joe...

PERS Still Massively Underfunded Despite Stock Market Hitting All-Time Highs

Steve Wilson at Mississippi Watchdog recently wrote here about how Mississippi’s pension system ranks nationally. From the article: A new report by nonprofit State Budget...