Decisions – COA – 3/13/2019

Hand down list Darnell Donte Marion v. State of Mississippi –  tender years – When Marion was evicted from his apartment, a friend let him stay with her.  He ended up sexually abusing her seven-year-old sister M.B. He was convicted of one count of touching M.B. for lustful purposes and was sentenced to fifteen years. …

Decisions – MSSC – 3/7/2018

Hand down list Douglas Neely v. State of Mississippi –  Lindsey brief –  Douglas Neely was convicted of resisting arrest and felony fleeing a law enforcement officer. His appointed counsel on appeal filed a brief in accordance with Lindsey v. State, 939 So. 2d 743 (Miss. 2005), certifying that there were no arguable issues. Neely…

Decisions – COA – 3/5/2019

Hand down Mary G. Montgomery v. Glen W. Montgomery – lack of final appealable order – Glen Montgomery filed for a divorce from his wife in July of 2016.  Mary filed a pro se answer.  After a trial, the judge entered  a “Final Judgment on Divorce” granting Glen a divorce on the grounds of habitual…

Decisions – MSSC – 2/28/2019

Hand down list F & S Sand, Inc., F & S Abrasive Company, Inc., Dependable Abrasives, Inc. (Dissolved), Mississippi Valley Silica Company, Inc., Empire Abrasive Equipment Corporation and Dravo Basic Materials Company, Inc. and American Optical Corporation v. Ted Stringfellow–  silica/statute of limitations  –  This is an interlocutory appeal from a case wherein Stringfellow filed…

Decisions – COA – 2/26/2019

Hand down list State of Mississippi and Deloris Roy v. Brian Runnels – prison discipline – Brian Runnels was serving time for armed robbery, etc. He was written up for unlawful contraband and being in an unauthorized part of the prison.  Runnels appealed by filing a complaint in the Sunflower County Circuit Court.  That court…

Oral arg. – COA – 2/27/2019

At 1:00 the COA will hear the workers comp. case of Richard Arender v. the Mississippi Department of Transportation. Richard Arender was working for MDOT when in August of 2012 he injured his lower back while climbing out of a ditch.  He reported the injury to his employer.   MDOT paid for his  medical care …

Decisions – MSSC – 2/21/2019

Hand down list  Jayvious Johnson v. State of Mississippi – cross examining juvenile witness regarding juvenile record –  Jayvious Johnson was convicted of two counts of capital murder with firearm enhancement, one count of kidnapping with firearm enhancement, and one count of conspiracy.  Six guys were visiting Taviros Marshall at his grandmother’s house on November…