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,…

Decisions – COA – 2/12/2019

Hand down list John Knight v. State of Mississippi –  criminal defendant representing himself at trial – Knight was convicted of sexually abusing his 12-year-old stepdaughter. Knight decided on representing himself at trial and was allowed to do so after he was deemed competent following a competency hearing.  On appeal, his appellate counsel argues that…

Oral arg. – COA – 2/7/2019

At 1:00 p.m. the COA will hear Mark Gibson HL&C – Laura Villa, LLC and C&C Sales, LLC v. Randy R. Shoemake and wife Georgia M. Shoemake In 2004 Randy Shoemake entered into a contract to purchase real property and a mobile home located thereon.   In 2010,   C&C claimed that there was a mistake in…

Decisions – MSSC – 1/31/2018

Hand down list William Randle, Jr. a/k/a Booman and The Democratic Executive Committee of the City of Okolona, Mississippi v. Tommie James Ivy, Sr. –  election contest – In 2017, Okalona held an election for city marshall.  There were three candidates.  William Randle Jr. and Tommie James Ivy Sr. received the highest number of votes and were…