Decisions – MSSC – 5/17/2018

Hand down list Mississippi Sand Solutions, LLC v. Bessie Otis, Sherry Fisher, Connie Fisher Walker, Dennis Roy Holmes, Robbie Jean Holmes Ware, Maggie Fisher, Greg Cooper, Shirley Fisher Gray, Horace Darryl Fisher, Derrick Fisher, Ray W. Fisher, Sr., Larry Fisher, Michael C. Fisher, Sr., Cornelius Fisher, Sr., Diane Fisher Williams, Sharon Fisher Hill, Sheila Fisher…

Decisions – COA – 5/15/2018

Hand down list Khloe Conner v. Mississippi Department of Employment Security –  unemployment benefits –  Conner was fired from  Dollar General after she  engaged in a physical altercation with a customer during which she cut the customer with a box-cutter.  Unsurprisingly, she was denied unemployment benefits.  The testimony was that Conner got into an argument with a customer…

Oral arg. – COA – 5/16/2018

At 10:00, the COA will hear the case of  Barry D. Ware v. State of Mississippi. Ware was charged with first degree murder in Attala County in 2012. He pleaded guilty in 2013. He later filed a pcr motion alleging that his plea was involuntary  because his trial counsel erroneously advised him that he would be…

Oral arg. – MSSC – 5/14/2018

At 1:30 the Court will hear the interlocutory appeal of State of Mississippi v. Walgreen Co, State of Mississippi v. Fred’s, and State of Mississippi v. CVS The State of Mississippi filed lawsuits in the  Chancery Court of Desoto County against various pharmacies claiming that the pharmacies’ had requested Medicaid reimbursement using  “usual and customary”  prices…

Decisions – MSSC – 5/10/2018

Hand down list  Willard Randall Marquis  v. State of Mississippi –  sexual battery – Marquis was convicted for the sexual battery of five-year-old J.D. Marquis was married to J.D.’s grandmother. J.D. confided the abuse to her mother one night while her mother was bathing her. J.D.’s mother used her cellphone to videotape some of what…

Decisions – COA – 5/8/2018 – part 2

Leslie Danielle Dewitt  v. State of Mississippi –  unqualified juror/recording of conversation between defendant and third party  –  Leslie  Dewitt was a girls’ basketball coach at Hancock High School. She was  convicted of two counts of touching a tenth grade female basketball player, Bethany Foster, for lustful purposes.  When Bethany struggled from depression during college, she confided…

Decisions – COA – 5/8/18 – part 1

Hand down list Jerome Henderson and Willie Henderson v. Roosevelt Blount – lease – In 2013,  Blount entered into a contract whereby he leased (with eventual purchase) for $3000 a month  a building and  5 acres of land in Marshall County from the Hendersons. The contract required the Hendersons to make certain repairs to the building…