Decisions – COA – 2/27/18

Ashley Bryant v. State of Mississippi –  intimidating a witness  –   Cortez Washington was being tried for armed robbery  Freda Austin  testified against him.  During the trial, Cortez’s aunt showed up at the store where Austin worked. The next day Bryant came to the store along with Cortez’s sister Cortaia Washington to speak to Austin.  When…

Oral arg. – COA – 2/22/2018

At 10:00 the COA will hear the case of J.E. v. Jackson Public Schools.  A  !6 year old  special needs female student at Callaway High School had sex in a school bathroom with a  19 year old special needs student.  The parties dispute whether it was rape but mostly they dispute whether the school had obligated…

Decisions – COA – 2/20/18

Henry Hinton Jr.  v. Brian Ladner, Warden –  prison rules violation – While an inmate at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility, Hinton was issued two  rule-violation reports (RVRs)  for verbally bribing a correction officer and pursuing a relationship with the officer after he left a note in a box  asking her to put any leftover pizza she had…

Decisions – MSSC – 2/15/18

KD Hattiesburg 1128, Inc., KD Hattiesburg II 1128A, Inc., Kimco Hattiesburg L.P., Kimco Hattiesburg II, L.P. and Kimco Developers, Inc. v. Turtle Creek Crossing, LLC –  jurisdiction of partnership dispute – Kimco Hattiesburg, L.P., was formed in 2004 to develop “Phase I” of the Turtle Creek Crossing shopping center in  Hattiesburg.  KD Hattiesburg 1128, Inc., had…

Oral arg. – COA – 2/15/18

At 10:00 the COA will hear the case of In the Matter of the Estate of Delvyn Nelson.   Robert Perkins and Roshida Nelson had a baby boy. They weren’t married and the child, Delvyn, lived only a few months. Delvyn was born on January 26, 2012.  On April 7, 2012, Roshida filed a complaint for paternity…

Decisions – COA – 2/13/18

LaCedric D. Gipson v. Stephanie Nicole Jackson – modification of child support – Although he was married,  Gipson fathered a son with Stephanie Jackson. D.J. was born in 2008.  Jackson and Gipson have a son, D.J., who was born in 2008.  In  2013, they entered into an agreement that granted custody of D.J. to Jackson with Gibson paying…