Oral arg. – COA – Feb. 17, 2016

At 10:00  the COA will hear Charles Gregory Davis v. State – this is the criminal appeal in the case against former Southaven mayor Greg Davis.  He was found guilty of  one count of false representation to defraud government and  one count of embezzlement.  He was sentenced to ten years with two and a half to serve.…

Decisions – COA – Feb. 16, 2016

  Willie B.Taylor, as Administratrix of the Estate of LeKenray Taylor, Deceased v. Delta Regional Medical Center – med mal Tort Claims Act case – In July 2003, LeKenray Taylor was shot in the chest with a high-powered weapon during a drive-by shooting in Rosedale.   He was transported to Delta Regional Medical Center  but passed away…

Singing River: plaintiffs file for contempt

Twitter is reporting that the Denham/Barton plaintiffs are asking the Miss.S.Ct. to find Judge Hilburn in contempt. The motion does a nice job of reciting the facts that led to the litigation. As for the reason  for the contempt motion, they state: Judge Breland Hilburn was then appointed by the Supreme Court, and has, in…

Decisions – Miss.S.Ct. – Feb. 11, 2016

Mississippi Transportation Commission v. United Assets, Ltd. – eminent domain – The Mississippi Transportation Commission sought to  condemn 11.5 acres of highway frontage property owned by United Assets, LLC, which would leave United Assets with 12.02 acres. The jury awarded $1,620,060.66 as just compensation for the taking. MTC appeals arguing that the trial court erred when…