[caption id="attachment_1936" align="alignright" width="300"] MCJ founder Martha Bergmark and former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Fred Banks present Gov. Winter with the 2012 Champion of Justice award.[/caption] The Mississippi Center for Justice mourns the loss of Governor William Winter. With Governor Winter’s passing, Mississippi has lost a...

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on Monday (12/7) that it will reopen DACA to first-time applicants. This announcement comes more than five months after the Supreme Court ruled that DACA was not properly ended by the Trump administration, yet the Department refused to...

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...