Decisions – COA – 6/18/2019

Hand down list Irvin A. Payne v. State of Mississippi –  possession of ethylone  – Payne was convicted of  unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon  and possession of a controlled substance.  The items were found after a traffic stop.   The court reverses and renders the conviction for possession of a controlled substance…

Oral arg. – COA – 6/19/2019

At 1:30 the COA will hear the case of The Saxon Group v. South Mississippi Power Association. SMEPA is a generation transmission electric power coop that sells electricity wholesale to eleven distribution coops in Mississippi. Saxon was a Georgia construction company that was awarded a bid for mechanical and electrical construction services at SMEPA’s Moselle…

Oral arg. – MSSC – 6/18/2019

At 10:30 the Mississippi Supreme Court will hear the case of Charles Araujo, et al v. Governor Phil Bryant, et al., the case that challenged the law that required school districts to share their tax levies with charter schools. When a student enrolls in a charter school, the school district where the student resides sends…

Decisions – MSSC – 6/13/2019

Hand down list In Re: In the Matter of the Appointment and Setting Salary for County Court Administrator and Deputy Court Administrator: Hinds County, Mississippi v. Hon. William Skinner and Larita Cooper Stokes –  appeal of order by county court judges – When the two Hinds County Court judges signed an administrative order setting the…

Decisions – COA – 6/11/2019

Hand down list Coast Plaza LLC, Michael J. Thompson, Keith Paul Gagnon, and Estate of Milton L. Gagnon v. RCH Capital LLC, RCH Mortgage Fund V LLC, and Michael J. Yentzen Esq., as Substitute Trustee –  breach of alleged settlement agreement – The Coast Plaza parties sued the RCH parties to enforce a settlement agreement…

Oral arg. – COA – 6/12/2019

At 10:00 the COA will hear the case of Annis Willis Ranier v. River Oaks Hospital, LLC. Ranier worked at River Oaks Hospital for 30 years despite having a severe allergy to latex. In 2011 she was a patient there and undergoing a venogram to test the relative condition of the veins in her legs.…