Posts Tagged ‘Bill Waller’

EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK: Hello, Mr. President, can you hear me now?

by Ross Reily Published: May 24,2013

Tags: Associated Press, Barack Obama, Bill Waller, IRS, Justice Department, Politics, Ross Reily

My kids, all three of them, are really big fans of President Obama. It has nothing to do with their political affiliation, mind you, considering they are all 8 and under. My 7- and 8-year-olds got to meet him and shake his hand when he was running for president back in ’08, and, from then […] [...]

Waller, Randolph, Coleman win Supreme Court races

by Ross Reily Published: November 7,2012

Tags: Bill Waller, law, Mississippi, Mississippi Business Journal, Supreme Court

JACKSON — Mississippi Supreme Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. has won another term on the state’s highest court. A late push put Waller ahead of state Rep. Earle Banks, a Jackson Democrat, by 10 percentage points with 99 percent of precincts reporting. Waller, chief justice since 2009, won an eight-year term that begins in January […] [...]

Waller eulogized as transformative Miss. governor

JACKSON — Former Mississippi Gov. William Waller Sr. was remembered Saturday as a transformative figure who helped the state move beyond its segregationist politics during his tenure from 1972 to 1976. More than 1,000 people attended Waller’s funeral at First Baptist Church in downtown Jackson. Hundreds more streamed through the Capitol rotunda earlier in the […] [...]

Gartin Justice Building Dedication

by Stephen McDill Published: May 22,2011

Tags: Bill Waller, Carroll Gartin, Charles Pickering, Jim Hood

JACKSON- Judges, elected and retired state officials, attorneys and the general public gather at the recently opened Carroll Gartin Justice Building (named for the late lieutenant governor) to christen the new home of the Mississippi Supreme Court. [...]

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