Decisions – MSSC – 4/19/2019

Hand down list James Allen Insurance Brokers and Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London, Subscribing to Certificate NO. FRO-100944 v. First Financial Bank – binder of insurance – The Feazells have a chicken farm.  The farm is  secured by  loans from First Financial Bank.  In December 2013 the Feazells  requested a new policy of insurance from…

Decisions – COA – 4/16/2019

Hand down list In the Matter of the Estate of Lee House Burford, Deceased: Ginger Richards and Kimberly Archer, as Co-Managers of the Blackburn Firm LLC v. Walter Wendell Freeman, Executor – contract where one party dies –  In 2008, Lee House Burford hired Barry Blackburn to assist him with estate planning.   The contract…

Decisions – MSSC – 4/11/2019

Hand down list Alvin C. Wilson v. State of Mississippi –  trial in absentia – Wilson was convicted in absentia  of sexual battery of an eleven-year-old who ended up giving birth to his child at the age of 12.  Wilson had been scheduled to  plead to statutory rape.   The trial commenced on a previously-scheduled…

Decisions – COA – 4/9/2019

Hand down list Larry Charles Carter Carter v. State of Mississippi –  proof of habitual status – After shots were fired into an apartment injuring a child inside, Larry Carter requested to see a police officer. When one arrived, he confessed to having shot into the apartment because he had had an argument with the…

Decisions – MSSC – 4/4/2019

Hand down list Phillip Earl Young v. State of Mississippi – successor PCR – This is Young’s fourth PRC petition challenging a conviction for felony evasion and automobile burglary.  The Court is fed up with frivolous successor PCRs and  orders that Young may not file any more with regard to these convictions unless he pays…

Decisions – COA – 4/2/2019

Hand down list Michael Guss, Jr. v. State of Mississippi –  drug trafficking – In December of  2015, Postal Inspector Dominick Riley was working at the United States Postal Inspection Service Center in Jackson when he  noticed a suspicious express mail package.   After a drug dog alerted him about the package, Inspector Riley applied…

Oral arg. – COA -4/3/2019

At 1:30 the COA will hear the case of Jackson Public Schools v. Tanyatameika Mason. Mason was the principal of Jim Hill High School.   In May 2016, JPS decided to terminate her principal contract and offer her one as assistant principal.  Mason was issued an assistant principal’s contract and offered a hearing regarding the termination…