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Mississippi courts and election system

Mississippi courts and election system

a summary of constitutional and statutory provisions.


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Published by University of Southern Mississippi, Dept. of Political Science in [Hattiesburg] .
Written in English

  • Mississippi.
    • Subjects:
    • Courts -- Mississippi,
    • Election law -- Mississippi

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsMississippi. University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg. Dept. of Political Science.
      LC ClassificationsKFM7110 .Z9M5
      The Physical Object
      PaginationA22 l.
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5636083M
      LC Control Number68063531

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It includes how many Judges are in each Court. The Mississippi Court of Appeals will convene on the campus of Mississippi Valley State University in Itta Bena at 1 p.m. Feb. A three-judge panel will hear oral arguments in a criminal appeal at the W.A.

Butts Social Science Building Auditorium. Chief Justice Randolph to appear before Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Feb. The signed Order for Pike County Circuit and County Courts to officially become a paperless system of court records on Janu Janu The signed Order to begin Voluntary Attorney E-Filing on February 3, and Mandatory Attorney E-Filing on Febru for the Circuit and County Courts of Pike County.

The Mississippi justice courts "have jurisdiction over small claims civil cases involving amounts of $3, or less, misdemeanor criminal cases and any traffic offense that occurs outside a municipality. Justice Court judges may conduct bond hearings and preliminary hearings in felony criminal cases and may issue search warrants." "There are 82 Justice Courts with judges.

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publishes the State of Mississippi Judiciary Directory and Court Calendar every year. Our goal is to provide an informative and complete judiciary directory and court calendar. Although we have made every effort to provide the most up-to-date information possible in this publication, there will invariably be changes from time to time.

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veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law is prohibited. A statute by the Mississippi Legislature requiring a competent number of Justice Court Judges in each county eliminated the Justice of the Peace system and established the present Justice Court System. You can check the status of a traffic violation by calling 10 days after receiving the citation.

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Harrison County is located along the beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast. A fruitful fish and shrimping industry, resorts, gaming, and the world's longest man made beach can make Harrison County a unique place to live, work, and play. The Justice Court judges are committed to providing outstanding services for all citizens in a fair and impartial manner.

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The laws in the Mississippi Code are passed by the Mississippi State Legislature, which consists of the Mississippi House of Representatives and the Mississippi Senate. The House of Representatives contains members, while the Senate contains 52 members.

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