I am Tom Freeland, a lawyer in Oxford, Mississippi. The picture in the header is my law office. I'm on Twitter as NMissC

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Chancery Court District websites in Mississippi (plus a request for additions)

I’m assembling useful court information with a goal to having a couple of Mississippi practice pages.  Here’s a list of Chancery Court district sites with information about the court’s calendars, dockets, scheduling, local rules and practices and the like.  A list of Circuit Court district sites is here.

I am trying to put together […]

A repeat blog recommendation: 12th Chancery District Blog

I want to repeat my recommendation of the 12th Chancery District blog run by Chancery Judge Larry Primeaux.   It is one of the most useful law-related blogs I have encountered , with accurate checklists for use in the judge’s court (including citations to the cases and statutes on which the checklists are based), […]

Lawyer Jailed by Chancellor for Failing to Recite Pledge of Allegiance

Danny Lampley (who clerked for me in law school), was jailed by Chancery Court Judge Littlejohn in Tupelo for failing to recite the pledge of allegiance in open court today.  Danny was one of the local lawyers who represented the plaintiff in the Pontotoc school prayer case years ago, working with the ACLU […]