GREENVILLE — Attorneys for the Cleveland School District and the Justice Department will meet with a federal judge next week to discuss the ongoing lawsuit over how to desegregate the school system. U.S. District Judge Debra M. Brown will meet with attorneys Feb. 20 in Greenville. The two sides have filed competing desegregation plans. » READ […] [...]
by Associated Press Published: August 1,2013
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the nomination of Jackson attorney Debra Brown in a federal judgeship in north Mississippi. The committee met today in Washington. The nomination now goes to the full Senate for confirmation. President Barack Obama nominated Brown in May. The judgeship presides over court in Greenville. If confirmed, […] [...]
by MBJ Staff Published: July 11,2013
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) is recommending Debra Brown of Jackson, who has been nominated to be a U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of Mississippi. Cochran made his recommendation while introducing Brown at her nomination hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. “Debra Brown is very well qualified by ability, […] [...]