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Family blues — fight continues over Johnson's estate

Legendary blues musician Robert Johnson’s life was all too short; unfortunately, the in-family fight over his estate continues with all eyes now on the Mississippi Supreme Court. The state’s highest court heard arguments yesterday in a dispute over two photos of Johnson, who died in 1938 at the age of 28. When the justices might make a decision is still ...

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Mississippi Bar board gets new members

Ridgeland attorney James R. Mozingo was honored Nov. 12 for 21 years of service on the Mississippi Board of Bar Admissions, including seven years as chairman. The Board of Bar Admissions elected Jackson City Attorney Pieter Teeuwissen to serve as chair. Teeuwissen had served as vice-chair since Nov. 1, 2005. Justice James E. Graves Jr. first appointed Teeuwissen to the ...

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Judges, lawyers honored for service

Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Jess H. Dickinson was among four judges and 10 lawyers honored recently during the National Pro Bono Celebration at the Mississippi Bar in Jackson. The Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project honored judges who have worked to increase pro bono service to poor people and lawyers who have provided free civil legal service. Other judges honored included former ...

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