“The Supreme Court’s decision against affirmative action will significantly impact college students in the United States for years to come,” Dr. Arianna C. Stokes writes. “The impact can be viewed through the lens of three key areas: college choice, professional school acceptance and career trajectory.”
Hopes for restoring a ballot initiative system in Mississippi are alive again as the Mississippi Senate reopened the possibility one week after a Senate leader killed the legislation last week amid differences with the Mississippi House.
The Mississippi Center for Justice is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Jim Crow voting law that Mississippi’s white-supremacist leaders adopted in 1890 in an attempt to disenfranchise Black residents for life.
The fate of a U.S. Justice Department effort to enforce the Americans with Disabilities Act on behalf of Mississippians caught up in the State’s troubled mental health system rests on the decision of three judges in New Orleans.
Now that Mississippi’s only abortion clinic has shut its doors permanently, an advocacy group is erecting billboards on highways around the capital city region to inform residents of the availability of telemedicine-prescribed abortion pills from doctors outside Mississippi.
The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, upending decades of legal precedent in the United States and allowing states to enact full abortion bans. But in Mississippi, some abortions will remain legal until a 2007 trigger law goes into effect, likely in early July.
One Voice Mississippi Executive Director Nsombi Lambright said that though many district attorneys and public defenders have become judges, District 5 attorney Doug Evans’ case is different.