Courts in Mississippi
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Mississippi's State Courtsystem includes 82 Justice Courts, which hear small claims cases (cases with a value less than $3,500,) and preliminary misdemeanor hearings. Mississippi also has 226 Municipal Courts located in its cities, and these also handle preliminary misdemeanor hearings as well as traffic and ordinance cases. Mississippi's Chancery Courts and County Courts share jurisdiction over many types of civil cases including those involving torts, contracts, real property, domestic relations and mental health, as well as juvenile matters. County Courts also hear appeals from Justice and Municipal Courts. Mississippi's 22 districts each have at least one District Court that handles some tort and real property cases, criminal cases, and civil appeals. The Mississippi Court of Appeals hears civil, criminal and administrative agency appeals, and the state's highest court, the Mississippi Supreme Court.

Mississippi Supreme Court dockets and opinions are available on their website at http://courts.ms.gov/appellate_courts/sc/sc.html. If you're seeking other Mississippi court records, you'll need to contact the appropriate courthouse. Mississippi state courts don't mail or fax out copies of public records, but you can go to the courthouse and copy them for a small charge. See the Mississippi Clerk of Courts FAQ at http://courts.ms.gov/faqs/clerks_faqs.pdf#zoom=75 for more information.
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30, Oct 2014 - Judge denies, dismisses petition for hearing against MPD
A Madison County judge denied the state of Mississippi's petition for a probable cause hearing on trespassing charges filed by Robin Mayfield against three Madison Police officers.                
30, Oct 2014 - Jackson, MS Pascagoula's Robert Hinger sentenced for producing, possessing child pornography
Robert Hinger (JCSO photo)  PASCAGOULA, Mississippi -- A Jackson County man is going to prison after admitting to possessing and producing child pornography, Attorney General Jim Hood announced today. Robert Hinger Jr., 48, of Pascagoula, appeared before Judge Kathy Jackson...
30, Oct 2014 - Bank robbers sentenced in case of 8 armed heists
Two Alabama men found guilty in a string of bank robberies stretching from Gulfport to Pensacola, Florida, have been given lengthy sentences by a federal judge in Mississippi.
30, Oct 2014 - Three Sentenced in Fraudulent Driver's License Case
Three people were sentenced in federal court for conspiracy to commit identity theft in Mississippi.
30, Oct 2014 - Rankin, MS Video allegedly shows inmate celebrating after slaying
A prison inmate is facing murder charges after allegedly beating another inmate to death. The attacker was caught on surveillance video allegedly celebrating after the killing. Clarion-Ledger reporter Jerry Mitchell has been doing a multiple-part series on conditions at Mississippi's prisons. Mitchell agreed to share some of the video he has gotten from confidential sources, including video of ...
30, Oct 2014 - Supreme Court issues decision in McDaniel versus Cochran
The Mississippi Supreme Court has upheld Special Judge Hollis McGehee's decision dismissing Chris McDaniel's challenge to the June 24 runoff election. McDaniel lost that election to Senator Thad Cochran by more than seven thousand votes.
30, Oct 2014 - Pearl River, MS La. AG: 9 booked in scam tied to Romanian crime
Seven people in Louisiana and two others in Mississippi have been arrested in connection with an international online sales scam. A news release from Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office on Tuesday said the nine are suspected to have ties to organized crime in Romania. They are alleged to have stolen about $1.4 million from more than 500 people. The scam described by Caldwell involved ...
30, Oct 2014 - Mississippi Supreme Court rejects McDaniel Senate primary challenge
By Emily Le Coz JACKSON Miss. (Reuters) - The Mississippi Supreme Court on Friday rejected a Republican primary challenge by former U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel, possibly ending his legal effort to overturn the June result that he alleged was stolen by incumbent U.S. Senator Thad Cochran. In a split decision, justices affirmed a lower court ruling dismissing McDaniel’s case, saying he ...
30, Oct 2014 - High Court Gay-Marriage Advocate Fights Mississippi Ban
Mississippi’s gay-marriage ban is being challenged by the lawyer who won a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year that struck down the core of a law barring federal government recognition of same-sex unions.
30, Oct 2014 - Mississippi Supreme Court denies McDaniel election appeal
McDaniel appealed the initial decision, arguing "no deadline exists to contest a primary election."
30, Oct 2014 - Pro-Life Group Seeks Restraining Order Against Police Over Alleged Harassment Outside Abortion Clin
A Mississippi judge has denied a pro-life group's request for a restraining order against police officers whom they claim have repeatedly harassed them when they protest outside the state's sole abortion clinic.
29, Oct 2014 - Natchez, MS Man faces trial in deaths of motorcyclists
The federal trial of a Mississippi man charged in the deaths of two motorcyclists on the Natchez Trace is now scheduled for Dec. 15 in Oxford. Donnie Sartain, of Tishomingo, was indicted in August on two counts of driving under the influence resulting in death, and two counts of negligent homicide/manslaughter. Sartain's charges stem from a wreck on Aug. 6, when authorities said his truck ...
29, Oct 2014 - New DUI law takes effect in Mississippi
Mothers Against Drunk Driving announced that starting on Wednesday, anyone convicted of drunk driving in the state will have to have an ignition interlock installed in their vehicle as part of their sentence.
29, Oct 2014 - Lamar, MS Cochran’s lawyers: McDaniel’s challenge came too late
JACKSON — Attorneys for six-term Sen. Thad Cochran told the Mississippi Supreme Court yesterday that a challenger waited too long to file a lawsuit seeking to overturn Cochran’s victory in the June 24 Republican primary runoff.
29, Oct 2014 - Court Allows Continued Harassment of Pro-Life Advocates
JACKSON, Miss., Oct. 27, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- Life Legal Defense Foundation's request that pro-life advocates receive injunctive relief from harassment by the City of Jackson, Mississippi Police Department was denied by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Jackson Division yesterday.
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