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Rival plans filed to end Cleveland schools federal oversight

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 MORE — DAVID DALLAS: There goes ...

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Senate committee okays Brown for federal judgeship

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, Brown would become the state’s ...

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Senators push Brown's nomination for federal judge

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, education and experience to serve ...

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