Summary of Recent Opinions

March 31, 2014  | 

July 2018

C.Palmer_July 9, 2018 – Prospective consolidation of the Greenwood Municipal Separate School District and the Leflore Co. School District

S.Slover_July 6, 2018 – Donation of county funds to a city to erect monument on city property

H.Broom_July 6, 2018 – Requirement of Emergency Communications Commission to perform financial audit

J.Greenlee_July 6, 2018 – Costs of confinement

C.Palmer_July 6, 2018 – Prospective consolidation of the Greenwood Municipal Separate School District and the Leflore Co. School District

M.Murdock_July 6, 2018 – Third party recovery of inmate medical expenses

R.Lawrence_July 6, 2018 – Miss. Code Ann. Section 63-15-4

H.Douglas_July 6, 2018 – Cattle Guard Bids

D.Turner_July 6, 2018 – Superintendent Qualifications

June 2018

M.Farmer_June 29, 2018 – Application of the term dosage unit as defined in Section 41-29-139(c) to Illicit Liquid Methamphetime

J.Shirley_June 25, 2018 – Application of the 48-Hour requirement under MRCrP 5.1

J.Wells_June 22, 2018 – Constable residency requirements

C.Graves, Jr._June 22, 2018 – Municipal expenditures

K.Snell_June 22, 2018 – Authority of County Nursing Home to contribute funds to the County

R.Shoulders_June 22, 2018 – Hiring of Supervisor’s Brother

J.Shirley_June 22, 2018 – Warrant of removal for non-payment of rent

F.Reeves_June 19, 2018 – Donation

Sen.J.Horhn_June 15, 2018 – Legal authority of members of the Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau

K.Havard_June 15, 2018 – Registered Sex Offenders

M.Canerdy_June 15, 2018 – Changing from five to three aldermen

J.Montgomery_June 8, 2018 – Cost of bond election

C.Hemphill_June 8, 2018 – Defensive Driving School

R.Shepard_June 8, 2018 – Use of Canteen Fund Money of the George County Regional Correctional Facility

J.Davis_June 8, 2018 – Grant easement to private citizen

M.Pope, III_June 6, 2018 – Request for opinion regarding municipal departments

C.Latimer_June 1, 2018 – Proposed annexation by Starkville as it relates to Mississippi State University

H.Adams_June 1, 2018 – Opinion Request by the Choctaw County School District

K.Adams_June 1, 2018 – Requirements for Initial Appearances in Justice Courts

May 2018

C.Palmer_May 25, 2018 – Prospective consolidation of the Greenwood Municipal Separate School District and Leflore County School District

B.Campbell, Jr._May 25, 2018 – Public Officer-Employee Bonds

L.Pearson_May 25, 2018 – Supervisor’s employment as a County Administrator in Adjacent County

G.Snowden_May 25, 2018 – Payment of Constable law enforcement training costs

G.Barton_May 25, 2018 – Opinion request concerning broadband services to municipalities

P.Lee_May 18, 2018 – Overtime Pay for Deputy Circuit Clerks

M.Alfonso_May 18, 2018 – Access to media outlets

A.Hopkins_May 18, 2018 – Request for Attorney General Opinion on HCR 85 adopted 2018 Regular Legislative Session

A.Nowak_May 11, 2018 – Purchase Customized Software

J.Turnage_May 11, 2018 – Tourism tax for City of Columbus and Lowndes County, MS

G.Barton_May 11, 2018 – Proposed donations by a municipality

A.Banks_May 11, 2018 – Establishment of Internal Auditor department

P.Robertson_May 11, 2018 – Travel and moving expenses

A.Alexander,III_May 11, 2018 – Availability of Short Fall Promis

Sen.M.Watson_May 11, 2018 – Miss. Code Ann. Section 41-121-1, et

C.Brown_May 11, 2018 – Whether a land owner can be considered indigent for purpose of appointment of counsel

G.Barton_May 10, 2018 – Police Dog

April 2018

J.Lamar,Jr._April 27, 2018 – Section 37-7-301(f)

B.Jones,Jr._April 27, 2018 – Apportionment of Real Property Taxes

M.Baker,Sr._April 27, 2018 – Request regarding Drug Interdiction Memorandum of Understanding

E.Holcomb_April 27, 2018 – Nepotism

B.Jones,Jr._April 26, 2018 – Military Leave Time

B.Jones,Jr._April 25, 2018 – Executive Committee Member serving as a Municipal Judge

M.Haas_April 20, 2018 – Hancock County Utility Authority

J.Crow_April 20, 2018 – County Inmate Work Program

H.Brock_April 20, 2018 – Appointments of Board of Trustee of a County and City-Owned Community Hospital

G.Garner_April 20, 2018 – Assistant Superintendent

G.Carnathan_April 20, 2018 – Lee County Sheriff-Work Center Program

G.Barton_April 20, 2018 – Collection of Unpaid Fines

D.Turner_April 13, 2018 – Superintendent Qualifications

P.Hall_April 6, 2018 – Allowing MDOC Law Enforcement Personnel to Work Off-Duty with Other Law Enforcement Agencies

D.Turner_April 6, 2018 – Board Member Training Requirements

W.Brown_April 6, 2018 – Donation tomunicipality by developer for water lines

M.Whitney_April 6, 2018 – MCA Section 65-1-123

J.Walker_April 6, 2018 – Jackson Municipal Airport Authority

W. Bruce Lewis_April 6, 2018 – Authority of Board of Supervisors to Donate County Real Property to a Community Hospital

K.Riley_April 6, 2018 – Election Questions

 

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