STATEMENT OF ROB MCDUFF OF THE MISSISSIPPI CENTER FOR JUSTICE, ATTORNEY FOR PROFESSOR JAMES M. THOMAS, IN RESPONSE TO THE AUDITOR’S DECEMBER 1, 2020 DEMAND THAT PROFESSOR THOMAS REIMBURSE THE STATE FOR TWO DAYS’ SALARY   Because of the pandemic and students varied schedules, Professor Thomas was...

The 2020 Election is a Win for Democracy, Says Mississippi Center for Justice   Jackson, Mississippi - Vangela M. Wade, president and CEO of the Mississippi Center for Justice, issued the following statement after former Vice President Joe Biden’s election as the next president of the...

For Immediate Release October 16, 2020 Contact: Linda Dixon, Health Law Director, Mississippi Center for Justice, ldixon@mscenterforjustice.org 601-709-0861   New Report Finds Number of Uninsured Children Increasing at Alarming Rate Analysis shows 24% increase in the number of uninsured Mississippi children between 2016 and 2019   An estimated 46,000 Mississippi children were uninsured last...

Most people incarcerated in Mississippi are eligible to receive CARES Act stimulus payments (usually up to $1,200 per person). The deadline to file a claim for people in prison is Oct. 30, 2020 (postmark deadline). Visit http://www.caresactprisoncase.org/ for more info.   Official, up-to-date info is at https://www.lieffcabraser.com/cares-act-relief/.  This is the website for the suit...

Election Day is Tuesday, November 3. Here are some helpful resources.   What is HCR47: A day after the Mississippi legislature's historic vote to take down the Confederate emblem as part of Mississippi’s state flag that was adopted in 1894, the Mississippi legislature took another step in dismantling...