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Mississippi Judges Can No Longer Target Blacks and Others with Unfair Bail Practices
The Atlanta Black Star covers the recent settlement in Burks v. Scott County, Mississippi , a class-action lawsuit in conjuction with the ACLU and ACLU Mississippi.
Settlement Will Stop Four Mississippi Counties from Jailing People Indefinitely Without a Lawyer or Because They Can't Afford Bail
Announcement of the settlement agreement in a federal class-action suit Burks v. Scott County, Mississippi, which challenged the county’s practice of detaining people who can’t afford an…
KILL NOW, THINK LATER: MDOC has not studied any of the alternative methods of execution proposed by HB 638
NEW ORLEANS – The civil rights law firm that represents Mississippi death-sentenced prisoners in litigation against the lethal injection drugs chosen by the Mississippi Department of…

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