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Curtis Aaron White a/k/a Curtis White a/k/a Curtis A. White v. State of Mississippi
Date: September 21, 2017
Citation: 2015-CT-01458-SCT
The Petition for Writ of Certiorari filed by the State of Mississippi is denied. To Deny: Waller, C.J., Kitchens, P.J., King, Coleman and Chamberlin, JJ. To Grant: Randolph, P.J., Maxwell and Beam, JJ. Not Participating: Ishee, J. Order entered.
Ernest Lane, III, as Executor of the Estate of James Oldrum Smith, Jr. and Limestone Products, Inc. v. Ronald D. Lampkin
Date: September 21, 2017
Citation: 2016-CA-00941-SCT
The Motion for Rehearing filed by Appellant is denied. Not Participating: Maxwell and Ishee, JJ.
Robert J. Dever a/k/a Robert Jordan Dever a/k/a Robert Dever a/k/a Robert Denver v. State of Mississippi
Date: September 21, 2017
Citation: 2016-CT-00142-SCT
The Appeal from Denial of Appeal in Court of Appeals filed by Robert J. Dever is dismissed. Order entered.
The Mississippi Bar v. John H. Clegg
Date: September 21, 2017
Citation: 2017-BD-00319-SCT
In Re: Advisory Committee on Rules
Date: September 21, 2017
Citation: 89-R-99016-SCT
Order appointing Court of Appeals Judge Virginia C. Carlton as a member of the Advisory Committee on Rules for the balance of the term expiring December 31, 2018, of Court of Appeals Presiding Judge T. Kenneth Griffis, resigned as a member of the Advisory Committee on Rules. Order entered 9/15/17.</ul><br><hr>
Zachary Cozart a/k/a Zachery Cozart a/k/a Zack Cozar v. State of Mississippi
Date: September 14, 2017
Citation: 2014-CT-01741-SCT
The Motion for Rehearing filed by Appellant is denied. Chamberlin, J., not participating.
Dodd v. Hines  
Date: September 14, 2017
Citation: 2015-CT-00334-SCT
Docket Number: 2015-CT-00334-SCT

Justia Opinion Summary: In an effort to increase chances of conception, Lacy Dodd underwent surgery to remove ovarian cysts and, potentially, one fallopian tube. During the surgery, Lacy’s physician, Dr. Randall Hines, discovered that both of L...

Vanessa J. Jones v. City of Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Date: September 14, 2017
Citation: 2015-CT-00923-SCT
Vanessa J. Jones's Petition for Writ of Certiorari is denied. All Justices Agree. Order entered.
Robert Hedrick a/k/a Plum v. State of Mississippi
Date: September 14, 2017
Citation: 2015-CT-01568-SCT
The Petition for Writ of Certiorari filed by Robert Hedrick, pro se, is denied. To Deny: All Justices. Order entered.
Brown v. Mississippi  
Date: September 14, 2017
Citation: 2015-DR-01099-SCT
Docket Number: 2015-DR-01099-SCT

Justia Opinion Summary: Joseph Patrick Brown was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death in 1994, and his conviction and sentence were affirmed by the Mississippi Supreme Court in 1996. Brown notified the Supreme Court of his intent...

Hatfield v. Deer Haven Homeowners Association, Inc.  
Date: September 14, 2017
Citation: 2016-CP-00820-SCT
Docket Number: 2016-CP-00820-SCT

Justia Opinion Summary: A homeowner appealed an award of attorney fees associated with a complaint filed against him for injunctive relief to enforce a neighborhood’s restrictive covenants. The Deer Haven Owners Association filed a Complaint fo...

LaMontay Marsh a/k/a LaMontay D. Marsh a/k/a LaMontay D'Shawn Marsh a/k/a Moe v. State of Mississippi
Date: September 14, 2017
Citation: 2016-CT-00072-SCT
The Petition for Writ of Certiorari filed by LaMontay Marsh is denied. To Deny: All Justices. Order entered.
Keith Leon Johnson a/k/a Keith L. Johnson a/k/a Keith Johnson v. State of Mississippi
Date: September 14, 2017
Citation: 2016-CT-00370-SCT
The Petition for Writ of Certiorari filed by Keith Leon Johnson is denied. To Deny: Waller, C.J., Dickinson and Randolph, P.JJ., Coleman, Maxwell, Beam and Chamberlin, JJ. To Grant: Kitchens and King, JJ. Order entered.
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