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Mississippi: House committee approves plan to let Chief Justice pick judge to hear challenges to state laws; part of larger national trend to get lawsuits out of state capitals - Gavel to Gavel
Like legislatures in other states such as North Carolina and Texas, Mississippi has attempted in recent years to move challenges to the constitutionality of state laws out of the courts that sit in the state’s capital and instead allow for the state’s chief justice to select the judge(s) to hear such cases. The most recent … Continue reading Mississippi: House committee approves plan to let Chief Justice pick judge to hear challenges to state laws; part of larger national trend to get lawsuits out of state capitals