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Stories with organization: Supreme Court of Mississippi
  • New appeal in death penalty case amid claim about bailiff 
    Updated: Jan-21-16 9:46 pm

    JACKSON, Mississippi - A Mississippi death row inmate convicted of killing his roommate can file more appeals because white jurors might have been improperly influenced by trial court bailiffs expressing opinions to them about black jurors not favoring the death penalty, the state Supreme Court ruled in a split decision Thursday.

  • Bryant names Greenlee, former US attorney, to appeals court 
    Updated: Jan-19-16 9:56 pm

    JACKSON, Mississippi - Gov. Phil Bryant on Tuesday appointed the former U.S. attorney for northern Mississippi, Jim Greenlee, to the state Court of Appeals.