Proposed rule concerns judges, business owners
Published: July 31,2011
A proposed rule change that would require certain businesses to be represented by an attorney when appearing in justice court in a civil case has both the business community and justice court judges up in arms.
With the proposal, known as Rule 2.12, now pending before the Mississippi Supreme Court, the justice court judges and business advocates are rallying to see the proposal shelved — and quickly.
“The board of directors of the Mississippi Justice Court Judges Association is not in favor of Rule 2.12,” said Hon. Clark Secoy, a justice court judge in Sharkey County and president of the Mississippi Justice Court Judges Association. “Personally, I think …
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