Summary of Recent Opinions

March 31, 2014  | 

J.Jefferson  Sept.26, 2014 – Denial of Bail

W.Welch  Sept.26, 2014 – Municipal vehicle use

M.Espy  Sept.26, 2014 – Constables

D.Baria  Sept.26, 2014 – Non-Attorney serving as a hearing officer in IDEA due process hearings

C.Hemphill  Sept.26, 2014 – Use of Temporary Staffing Service

M.McGrath  October 3, 2014 – Meaning of Line of Duty as used by MS Senate Bill 2597

R.Shepard  October 3, 2014 – Authority of Board of Supervisors to void tax sale

W.Lewis  October 3, 2014 – Tax Lein on Personal Property

G.Barton  October 3, 2014 – Deadline for resignation

D.Gibson  October 10, 2014 – Abandonment of county road

G.Austin  October 10, 2014 – Employment of Grant Writer

D.Kenney  October 10, 2014 – Disposition of human body and body parts

Q.Rogers  October 10, 2014 – Telephone vote

E.Ausbern  October 10, 2014 – City Clerk Position

J.Hines   October 10, 2014 – Application of Miss. Code Ann. Section 25-1-113

W.Hammack  October 17, 2014 – Contract with Boys & Girls Club for Youth Development Programs

R.Marshall, Jr.  Oct.17, 2014 – Electronic payments to vendors

B.Waites  October 17, 2014 – Application of Section 45 of the MS Constitution

A.St. Pe’  October 17, 2014 – Mayoral veto

D.McDonald  October 17, 2014 – Loan

W.Pittman  October 17, 2014 – Limitation on increase of levy for

D.Gibson  October 17, 2014 – Authority of county to opt out

R.Griffin  October 24, 2014 – Residency of Mayor

S.Steckler  October 24, 2014 – Authority for the selection and hiring of Youth Court Prosecutor

R.Gollot  October 24, 2014 – CMR Authority to Handle Ethics Complaints

J.Walker  October 24, 2014 – Jackson Municipal Airport Authority

J.Creekmore  October 30, 2014 – Ballot Box Examination Relating to Alcohol Referendum

N.Manley  October 31, 2014 – Payment of Homeowner Assoc. Dues by Municipality

D.Ringer  October 31, 2014 – Donation of surplus personal property to volunteer fire company

A.Nowak  October 31, 2014 – County authority to pay utilities for fire protection districts and volunteer fire departments

S.Slover  October 31, 2014 – Acceptance by County of right of way

J.Watson  October 31, 2014 – Fines imposed for violations of Board of Animal Health Regulations

J.Jacks  October 31, 2014 – Application of Miss. Code Ann. Section 7-7-43 (as amended)

T.Caves  Nov.7, 2014 – Sixteenth Section Funds as Loan Collateral G.Barton_Nov.7, 2014 – collection of taxes by city clerk

J.Turnage  Nov.7, 2014 – Collection of motor vehicle taxes in newly annexed area of the City of Columbus, MS

D.Stanton  Nov.7, 2014 – Online Posting of Marriage Records

J.Montgomery  Nov.7, 2014 – Payment of back wages to county sheriff under Miss. Code Ann. Section 47-5-931

C.Graves  Nov.7, 2014 – Municipal Garbage Service

R.Gordon  Nov.7, 2014 – Union Separate School District

C.Wright  Nov.7, 2014 – MBE to manage and invest school funds

R.Harper  Nov.13, 2014 – Salary of Victim Assistance Coordinator

A.Nichols  Nov.14, 2014 – Public Construction Contracts S.Ford_Nov.14, 2014 – Electronic payments to vendors

R.Quimby  Nov.14, 2014 – Scope of notary powers of court clerks

A.Clarke  Nov.14, 2014 – Opinion related to MCA Sections 89-5-24 and 89-5-25

L.Coleman  Nov.14, 2014 – Authority of county to make improvements to leased property

J.Miller  Nov.21, 2014 – Property clean up

J.Brown  Nov.21, 2014 – Expenditure of Funds to Support Mayor’s Youth Council

W.Dowdy  Nov.21, 2014 – Collection of Tourism Tax after Proposed Annexation

W.Lauderdale_Dec.1, 2014 – Authority of Board of Supervisors to pay Asst. District Attorneys pursuant to Section 25-31-36

H.Sanders  Dec.1, 2014 – Juvenile Detention Center

A.Turnage  Dec.1, 2014 – Justice Court Jurisdiction of Grand Jury Remand

D.Mosley  Dec.1, 2014 – Personnel actions – Senate Bill 1485, 2014 Regular Session

H.Brock  Dec.1, 2014 – Attorneys’ Fees and Costs for Election Contest Sen.

Harkins  Dec.1, 2014 – Coroner’s authority under Miss. Code Ann. Section 41-39-143

K.Turner  Dec.4, 2014 – Initiative Petition

S.Ferguson  Dec.5, 2014 – Service by Alderman as Chief of Police

J.Dunn  Dec. 5, 2014 – Authority of county to budget and contract with a nonprofit organization to administer a housing program

R.Shoulders  Dec.5, 2014 – Removal of Dilapidated Buildings

T.Flanagan  Dec.5, 2014 – Greenwood Utilities Commission

 

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