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Keeping the Bar raised

Disbarred. The fall from grace of a number of high-profile ex-attorneys such as Dickie Scruggs and Paul Minor have put that word in numerous headlines of late. Both Scruggs and Minor received felony convictions, which made their disbarment automatic. >>See complete story

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Keeping the Bar raised

Disbarring lawyers not a simple matter Disbarred. The fall from grace of a number of high-profile ex-attorneys such as Dickie Scruggs and Paul Minor have put that word in numerous headlines of late. Both Scruggs and Minor received felony convictions, which made their disbarment automatic. Automatic perhaps, but there is a set of rules and processes that dictate how disbarments ...

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Cellular South urging customers to sign up for AMBER alerts

RIDGELAND — Cellular South, the largest privately owned wireless provider in the U.S., is joining forces with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and the Mississippi Department of Public Safety to encourage mobile phone users in Mississippi to sign up for free wireless AMBER alerts that can help law enforcement safely recover abducted children. The wireless AMBER ...

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Hub City bar owners balk at early closing

HATTIESBURG — It is looking less likely that Hattiesburg will make bars and nightclubs close earlier. The City Council has been discussing whether to mandate a midnight closing time. The city currently lets bars and clubs stay open until 2 a.m. Monday through Saturday, and midnight Sunday. The Hattiesburg American reports that during a public hearing Dec. 14, several bar ...

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