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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Something that has me wondering

My attention has been called to a sentence from a post-conviction opinion by Justice Carlson in a death penalty case in which the court remanded for a hearing on ineffective assistance of counsel:  “Contrary to the arguments of the State, even a murderer is entitled to the effective assistance of counsel.”

Am I take […]

Mississippi Supreme Court, 10/22/09: An important death penalty case and a fraud case

There are two published opinions in the Mississippi Supreme Court’s decision list.  One reverses a case where Judge DeLaughter converted a motion to dismiss to a summary judgment without prior notice, and got wrong the statute of limitations for fraudulent concealment.  The claim is against Eugene Tullos, the lawyer for the administrator of an […]