Posts Tagged ‘releases’

Judge to hear Hoods’ pardon challenge, lawyer lays blame with AG

by Associated Press Published: January 23,2012

Tags: attorneys, courts, judges, judicial, judiciary, law enforcement, lawyers, pardons, releases, state government

JACKSON — A Hinds County judge will hear arguments from Attorney General Jim Hood who is challenging dozens of pardons issued by former Gov. Haley Barbour. Circuit Judge Tomie Green scheduled the hearing for 3 p.m. today in Jackson. Hood wants to return those who were freed by Barbour, including convicted killers, to the prison […] [...]

Hood to ask judge to revoke pardons issued by Barbour

by Associated Press Published: January 18,2012

Tags: courts, crime, driminals, jails, law, pardons, prisons, releases, state government

JACKSON — Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said yesterday he’ll ask a state judge next week to revoke several pardons Haley Barbour issued in his final days as governor, including those for five convicts who worked as trusties at the Governor’s Mansion. Hood said the five former trusties — four of them convicted of murder, […] [...]

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