Judge Robert Prichard III has died

He died Saturday at the age of 78.  Judge Prichard was appointed in 1972 as a circuit judge serving Jefferson Davis, Lamar, Lawrence, Marion and Pearl River counties. He retired in 2010.  Judge Prichard led a study committee that led to the revision of the  rules of criminal procedure. In 2002 he was given the…

Decisions – Miss.S.Ct. – Nov. 30, 2017

Troy Wesley v. Washington County Democratic Executive Committee and Carl McGee –  election contest –   In the August  2015   Democratic primary for Washington County District 3 Supervisor,  Carl McGee received 448 votes and Troy Wesley received 378.  Wesley filed  a complaint in Circuit Court against  McGee and the WCDEC  alleging  that numerous violations of election law had taken place.  The…