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Court Proceedings

Since 2003, Mississippi courts have been generally open to the electronic media. Here are local court hearings and lawsuits that will be of interest to the general public.

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Election Contest Hearing - Perkins vs. McAdams
Friday, April 17, 2015

Running Time 131 min
First Posted on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 9:55 am
Specially appointed Judge Henry Lackey heard arguments concerning the mayoral election contest between Sheriel Perkins and Carolyn McAdams. McAdams' attorneys argued their motion for summary judgment to dismiss the case. Perkins argued that the case should proceed to trial. The parties also argued about whether two affidavits should be suppressed, and about whether certain of Perkins' subpoenas should be quashed. Judge Lackey promised to provide rulings on these matters shortly.