Tort reform in Texas

I subscribe to Longreads.com (it’s free but if you appreciate it, and you will, you can donate $3.00 a month).  It’s a site that collects some of the best long reads available.  What caught my eye today was this article from Houstonia Magazine on tort reform in Texas:  “It is Time to Reform Tort Reform?”…

Decisions – Miss.S.Ct. – Oct. 16, 2014

Carl Cook v. Rankin County -anonymous tip with no corroboration does not allow  Terry stop – Cook was convicted of a DUI first after  Officer Timothy Ware of the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District was told by dispatch to  “be on the lookout”  for a vehicle that was driving erratically and the driver of the vehicle possibly flashing…

Oral argument Wed., Oct. 15, 2014 – too many parents

The Mississippi Supreme Court heard a custody appeal on cert. from the Court of Appeals today.  I didn’t write about it previously because although the case was listed in the oral argument calendar, there were no documents on the docket because it had been sealed.  Apparently the sealing was a mistake and the briefs are…