Decisions – Miss.S.Ct. – June 15, 2017

Tunica County Democratic Executive Committee v. Craig Jones and William Pegram – election contest –  The Tunica County Democratic Executive Committee decided that Craig Jones was not  qualified to run for the position of county supervisor.  Jones appealed and the court found that Jones was qualified to be a candidate, overruled the decision of the TCDEC,…

Decisions – COA – June 13, 2017

Edward Parker Eldridge  v. State of Mississippi –  right to trespass instruction in burglary trial –  Eldridge was convicted of burglarizing a beach cottage in Biloxi and sentenced to 20 years with 12 suspended. Charles Flowers came home and found his house broken into.  A few days later it appeared to have been entered again…

Oral arg. – Miss.S.Ct. – June 13, 2017

At 1:30 the Court will hear the case of the Mississippi Judicial Performance Commission v. Judge Gay Polk-Payton Another justice court judge case.  Polk-Payton sits in Forrest County. According to the MJP brief,  The crux of the behavior on which the Formal Complaint was filed is promotion of personal business ventures and behavior which is…

Oral arg. – Miss.S.Ct. – June 12, 2017

At 1:30 the Mississippi Supreme Court will hear the case of Ernest Lane, III, as Executor of the Estate of James Oldrum Smith and Limestone Products v. Ronald Lampkin This is a corporate dissolution that has been kicking around the courts for a while – Smith died in 2006. Ronnie Lampkin and J.O. Smith  were…

Decisions – Miss.S.Ct. – June 8, 2017

  Marc B. Daniels, Sandra Daniels, Crocker & Associates, Inc. f/k/a D & D Environmental, Inc. and Maxx Investments, LLC v. J. Dennis Crocker, Gail Crocker, Crocker, LTD., A South Carolina Corporation and Generational Equity, LLC   – fraud in sale of assets  – In 2011, the Danielses entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement with the Crockers to…