By Vangela M. Wade, President and CEO of Mississippi Center for Justice   [caption id="" align="alignright" width="350"] Photo: Barbara Gautt, Clarion Ledger[/caption] It’s been four weeks since Jackson experienced an historic winter storm. When the weather warmed, decrepit water and sewer pipes across the city began to burst....

If you owe child support, your check can't be garnished  Under the CARES Act, stimulus money could be seized by state and federal agencies to cover past-due child support. However, your second stimulus check can't be taken if you owe money for child support. This change with the new...

 It's been an extraordinary year! I can assure you that MCJ has fought for the most vulnerable Mississippians throughout this unprecedented health and economic crisis. Our work is testament to our conviction. Fighting difficult battles and overcoming insurmountable odds is what we do in Mississippi....

Irin Carmon: And when the time comes, what would you like to be remembered for? RBG: Someone who used whatever talent she had to do her work to the very best of her ability. And to help repair tears in her society, to make things a...

Early one foggy fall morning in 2005 an attorney at the Mississippi Center for Justice walked up to the entrance of the brick office in Biloxi and saw to his surprise a group of young people apparently waiting for him at the door. “Hello, and...

Hurricane Katrina’s powerful surge swept casino barges onto highways, upended bridges, and inundated areas untouched by any prior storm, making the point with sheer brute force that status quo precautions no longer were adequate. As Mississippians emerged from shelter to face a new reality, the...