Decisions – MSSC – 2/28/2019

Hand down list F & S Sand, Inc., F & S Abrasive Company, Inc., Dependable Abrasives, Inc. (Dissolved), Mississippi Valley Silica Company, Inc., Empire Abrasive Equipment Corporation and Dravo Basic Materials Company, Inc. and American Optical Corporation v. Ted Stringfellow–  silica/statute of limitations  –  This is an interlocutory appeal from a case wherein Stringfellow filed…

Decisions – COA – 2/26/2019

Hand down list State of Mississippi and Deloris Roy v. Brian Runnels – prison discipline – Brian Runnels was serving time for armed robbery, etc. He was written up for unlawful contraband and being in an unauthorized part of the prison.  Runnels appealed by filing a complaint in the Sunflower County Circuit Court.  That court…

Oral arg. – COA – 2/27/2019

At 1:00 the COA will hear the workers comp. case of Richard Arender v. the Mississippi Department of Transportation. Richard Arender was working for MDOT when in August of 2012 he injured his lower back while climbing out of a ditch.  He reported the injury to his employer.   MDOT paid for his  medical care …

Decisions – MSSC – 2/21/2019

Hand down list  Jayvious Johnson v. State of Mississippi – cross examining juvenile witness regarding juvenile record –  Jayvious Johnson was convicted of two counts of capital murder with firearm enhancement, one count of kidnapping with firearm enhancement, and one count of conspiracy.  Six guys were visiting Taviros Marshall at his grandmother’s house on November…

Decisions – COA – 2/19/2019

Hand down list Thaddeus L. Jarvis, Jr. . State of Mississippi – introduction of Facebook videos taken from defendant’s facebook account –  Jarvis was convicted of  armed robbery, kidnapping, burglary, and conspiracy to commit armed robbery based on a Madison home invasion.  After Jarvis and a man named Gregory Trigg came up as suspects, detectives…

Oral arg. – MSSC – 2/19/2019

At 1:30 the MSSC will hear the case of Gerome  Moore v. State Moore was convicted of the murder of  Carolyn Temple during the commission of a robbery.  The case was well publicized because Ms. Temple was killed while merely carrying  her friend’s garbage can up the driveway of his Belhaven house. After a sentencing…

Decisions – MSSC – 2/14/2019

Hand down list Timothy Nunn v. State of Mississippi –   felon in possession/Lindsey brief –  Nunn was stopped in Gulfport for filing to wear a seatbelt.  A police officer spotted a firearm on the rear center of the floorboard.  There was a passenger in the front seat and one in the back.  When interviewed,…