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Pascagoula-Gautier School District, formerly known as Pascagoula School District and City of Pascagoula, Mississippi v. Board of Supervisors of Jackson County, Mississippi
Date: March 23, 2017
Citation: 2014-CA-01774-SCT
Before the Court en banc, the Appellee's Motion for Leave to file Reply in Support of Motion for Rehearing is denied. The Motion to Strike and Deny Appellee's Motion for Leave to file Reply in Support of Motion for Rehearing and Strike Exhibit "A" Reply Brief is granted. The reply is stricken from the record. Not Participating: Chamberlin, J. Order entered.
Jeycob England v. State of Mississippi
Date: March 23, 2017
Citation: 2014-CT-00048-SCT
The Petition for Writ of Certiorari filed by Jeycob England was granted by order of the Court signed on November 16, 2016. Upon further consideration, the Court finds that there is no need for further review and that the writ of certiorari should be dismissed. The writ of certiorari is dismissed on the Court's own motion. Waller, C.J., not participating. Dickinson, P.J., for the Court. Order entered.
Darrell Letease Ford a/k/a Darrell Latease Ford a/k/a Darrell L. Ford a/k/a Darrell Ford v. State of Mississippi
Date: March 23, 2017
Citation: 2014-CT-01814-SCT
The Petition for Writ of Certiorari filed pro se by Darrell Letease Ford is denied. To Deny: All Justices. Order entered.
Kimberlee Davenport v. Hansaworld, USA, Inc.
Date: March 23, 2017
Citation: 2015-CA-01164-SCT
The Motion for Rehearing filed by Appellant is denied. Kitchens and King, JJ., would grant.
Estate of Richard B. Davis, by and through its Executrix, Janice Y. Davis v. Darrell N. Blaylock, MD d/b/a Blaylock Medical Clinic, LLC
Date: March 23, 2017
Citation: 2015-CA-01423-SCT
The Motion for Rehearing filed by Appellant is denied. Randolph, P.J., King and Chamberlin, JJ., not participating.
Estate of Richard B. Davis By and Through its Executrix Janice Y. Davis v. Delta Regional Medical Center
Date: March 23, 2017
Citation: 2015-CA-01425-SCT
The Motion for Rehearing filed by Appellant is denied. Randolph, P.J., King and Chamberlin, JJ., not participating.
Estate of Richard B. Davis, by and through its Executrix, Janice Y. Davis v. Delta Regional Medical Center
Date: March 23, 2017
Citation: 2015-CA-01427-SCT
The Motion for Rehearing filed by Appellant is denied. Randolph, P.J., King and Chamberlin, JJ., not participating.
Arvin D. Rochell a/k/a Arvin Dale Rochell v. State of Mississippi
Date: March 23, 2017
Citation: 2015-CP-01151-SCT
The Motion for Rehearing filed by Appellant is denied. Chamberlin, J., not participating.
Pioneer Community Hospital of Newton v. Roberts  
Date: March 23, 2017
Citation: 2015-IA-01874-SCT
Docket Number: 2015-IA-01874-SCT

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue this case presented for the Mississippi Supreme Court’s review centered on the interplay between the wrongful-death statute and the minors savings clause. In 1999, the Court held “[t]here is no question now tha...

Wilcher v. Mississippi  
Date: March 23, 2017
Citation: 2015-KA-01008-SCT
Docket Number: 2015-KA-01008-SCT

Justia Opinion Summary: Janice Wilcher appealed her conviction for retaliation against a public servant for making a false representation of rape against Deputy Michael Townsend of the Scott County Sheriff’s Department. Wilcher claimed Section...

Jackson v. Mississippi  
Date: March 16, 2017
Citation: 2015-CT-00521-SCT
Docket Number: 2015-CT-00521-SCT

Justia Opinion Summary: Pro se appellant David Jackson appealed the Circuit Court’s denial of his Motion for Transcripts and Records. The Court of Appeals dismissed Jackson’s appeal for lack of jurisdiction. On certiorari review, the Supreme Co...

Shelton v. Mississippi  
Date: March 16, 2017
Citation: 2015-KA-01274-SCT
Docket Number: 2015-KA-01274-SCT

Justia Opinion Summary: Tameshia Shelton was convicted by jury of the murder of Daniel Young. After the trial, Shelton filed a motion for judgment notwithstanding the verdict or in the alternative for a new trial. The trial court denied the mot...

Wayne County School District v. Morgan  
Date: March 16, 2017
Citation: 2015-SA-01363-SCT
Docket Number: 2015-SA-01363-SCT

Justia Opinion Summary: After the Mississippi Supreme Court held in "Jones County School District v. Mississippi Department of Revenue," (111 So. 3d 588 (Miss. 2013)), that a school district was not liable for oil and gas severance taxes on roy...

State Farm Fire & Casualty Company v. State of Mississippi ex rel. Jim Hood, Attorney General for the State of Mississippi
Date: March 16, 2017
Citation: 2016-M-01758-SCT
The Petition of State Farm Fire and Casualty Company for Permission to Appeal from Interlocutory Order is denied. The stay entered on January 25, 2017, is lifted. To Deny: Randolph, P.J., Kitchens, King, Beam and Chamberlin, JJ. To Grant and Remand: Waller, C.J., Dickinson, P.J., and Maxwell, J. Not Participating: Coleman, J. Order entered.
David W. Parvin a/k/a David Woodrow Parvin v. State of Mississippi
Date: March 9, 2017
Citation: 2014-CT-00466-SCT
The Petition for Writ of Certiorari filed by David W. Parvin is denied. To Deny: Waller, C.J., Dickinson and Randolph, P.JJ., Kitchens, Maxwell, Beam and Chamberlin, JJ. To Grant: King and Coleman, JJ. Order entered.
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