The Mississippi Legislature’s attempt to create four unelected special circuit court judges in Hinds County is unconstitutional, the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled today, while upholding House Bill 1020’s creation of a single inferior court in Jackson’s Capitol Complex Improvement District. Justices heard arguments in the case in July.
Cassreino has two decades of journalism experience that he uses to amplify the journalism program at St. Joseph Catholic School in Madison, Miss.
“Despite its limitations, U.S. census data clearly shows that the Hispanic population continues to grow,” Ramona L. Pérez writes. “Today, 1 in every 5 people in the U.S. identifies with Hispanic or Latino heritage.”
Mississippi does not discriminate against people with mental illness by failing to provide community care and over-relying on institutionalization, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans said in a ruling on Wednesday.