Oral arg. – COA – 9/26/2018

At 1:30 the COA will hear the workers compensation case of  Robert Sheffield v. S.J. Louis Construction, Inc. and Zurich Insurance Company.  Sheffield worked for S. J. Louis Construction Co.  In June 2015,  he was checking the load on his truck and missed a step causing him to fall to the ground. The employer case admitted…

Oral arg. – MSSC – 9/26/2018

At 10:30 the MSSC will hear the case of Brett Jones v. State of Mississippi wherein Jones, who was 15 at the time, was convicted of murdering his grandfather and given a life sentence.  He was later granted a hearing pursuant to  Miller v. Alabama, 567 U.S. 460 (2012).  The trial court again sentenced Jones to life. The…

Oral arg. – MSSC – 9/25/2018

At 1:20, the MSSC will hear Michael and Vickie Kansler v. Miss. Dep’t of Revenue In January 2015, the Kanslers concluding a  New York audit and  filed amended 2008 and 2009 Mississippi income tax returns seeking a refund of $257,140 which was denied because of Mississippi’s three year statute of limitations for refunds, MCA Section 27-7-313. The…

Decisions – COA – 9/18/2018

Hand down list Shamor Billups  v. State of Mississippi –  felon in possession –  In March of 2013, two men approached the gun counter of K and S Outdoors in Columbus.  One asked to look at a pistol, and the other asked to look at a long gun. When handed the guns they both attempted to run.…

Oral arg. -MSSC – 9/18/2018

At 1;30 the MSSC will hear the cases of Miss. Gaming & Hospitality  Comm’n Assoc. v. Diamondhead Real Estate, LLC and Mississippi Gaming Assoc. consolidated with Miss. Gaming & Hospitality Assoc. v. R.W. Development, LLC, MAS, LLC and Miss. Gamimg Comm’n. RW and  Diamondhead  filed applications for gaming site approvals with the Commission. A hearing was…

Oral arg. – MSSC – – 9/17/2018

At 1:30 the MSSC will hear the case of In the Matter of the Boundaries of the City of Clarksdale, Coahoma County v. City of Clarksdale. Clarksdale filed a compliant to annex adjoining property.  Coahoma objected.  The judge gave Clarksdale some of the property it wanted and denied annexation of others. Both sides appealed.  …