Listed below are the Mississippi Supreme Court decisions for the week of May 27, 2021:
Sedrick Buchanan and Armand Jones a/k/a Armond Jones a/k/a A.J. Jones v. State of Mississippi; Leflore Circuit Court; LC Case #: 2016-0063 (CICR); Ruling Date: 06/15/2017; Ruling Judge: W. Hines; Disposition: The Motion for Rehearing filed by Armand Jones is denied.
James Richards v. Mississippi Department of Public Safety; Hinds Circuit Court 1st District; LC Case #: 25CI1:18-cv-00287-EFP; Ruling Date: 03/11/2019; Ruling Judge: Eleanor Peterson; Disposition: The Petition for Writ of Certiorari filed by James Richards is denied. To Deny: Randolph, C.J., King, P.J., Coleman, Maxwell, Chamberlin and Ishee, JJ. To Grant: Kitchens, P.J., Beam and Griffis, JJ. Order entered.
Duane Robert Henderson v. State of Mississippi; Rankin Circuit Court; LC Case #: 29626; Ruling Date: 08/13/2019; Ruling Judge: Dewey Arthur; Majority Opinion: Maxwell, J. Disposition: Affirmed in Part; Reversed and Rendered in Part. Rankin County and Appellee taxed with costs of appeal. Votes: Coleman, Beam, Chamberlin and Ishee, JJ., Concur. Randolph, C.J., Concurs in Part and Dissents in Part with Separate Written Opinion Joined by Griffis, J. King, P.J., Concurs in Part and Dissents in Part with Separate Written Opinion Joined by Kitchens, P.J. Concurring in Part and Dissenting in Part Opinion: Randolph, C.J. Votes: Griffis, J., Joins This Opinion. Concurring in Part and Dissenting in Part Opinion: King, P.J. Votes: Kitchens, P.J., Joins This Opinion.
Leighann Gonzalez v. Coastal Industrial Contractors, Inc.; Harrison Circuit Court 1st District; LC Case #: 24CI1:17-cv-00281; Ruling Date: 10/03/2019; Ruling Judge: Christopher Schmidt; Disposition: The Motion for Rehearing filed by Appellant is denied.
In Re: Reinstatement of Attorney Roe; Disposition: The Petition of Attorney Roe filed by counsel is granted. See opinion of this Court handed down this date.
In Re: Reinstatement of Attorney Roe; Majority Opinion: King, P.J. Disposition: Petition for Reinstatement Granted. Attorney Roe taxed with costs. Votes: Randolph, C.J., Kitchens, P.J., Coleman, Maxwell, Beam, Chamberlin, Ishee and Griffis, JJ., Concur.
In Re: Administrative Orders of the Supreme Court of Mississippi; Disposition: Richard A. Griffin is appointed as the Marshal of the Supreme Court of Mississippi effective June 1, 2021, at a gross annual salary fixed by the Justices of the Court within the Court's appropriation; that Richard A. Griffin shall take an oath of office prior to entering the duties of the office of Marshal; and that, as Marshal and as provided in Miss. Code Ann., Section 9-3-29 Richard A. Griffin shall attend the sessions of the Court, shall perform all the duties of a sheriff attending court, shall obey all lawful orders of the Court, and shall serve during the pleasure of the Court. Order entered 5/20/21.