FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 29, 2020 Contact – Robert B. McDuff, Director of the George Riley Impact Litigation Initiative, Mississippi Center for Justice, rmcduff@mscenterforjustice.org   After yesterday’s historic vote to take down the Confederate emblem as part of Mississippi’s state flag that was adopted in 1894, the Mississippi legislature...

For Immediate Release June 18, 2020 Contact: Patrick Taylor, ptaylor@mscenterforjustice.org, 601-473-4309   MISSISSIPPI CENTER FOR JUSTICE APPLAUDS SUPREME COURT’S DACA RULING PRESIDENT AND CEO Vangela M. Wade released the following statement:   We applaud the Supreme Court for blocking the Trump administration’s cruel, inhumane and arbitrary attempt to end the DACA program...

JACKSON, Mississippi - A bipartisan group of Mississippi lawmakers is drafting a resolution to remove the Confederate emblem from the state flag. Vangela Wade, the president and CEO of the Mississippi Center for Justice, a non-profit focused on civil rights advocacy and litigation, issued the...

Mississippi Center for Justice For Immediate Release April 28, 2020 Contact: Beth Orlansky, Advocacy Director, borlansky@mscenterforjustice.org MCJ Files Emergency Motion Requesting End to Garnishment Proceedings Jackson, MS – The Mississippi Center for Justice has filed an emergency motion requesting the Mississippi Supreme Court halt garnishment proceedings during the COVID-19 pandemic...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Dana Thomas, Communications Director (c) 601.506.9156 dthomas@mscenterforjustice.org Barber Plaintiffs Urge Supreme Court to Strike Down Anti-LGBT Mississippi Law  Supreme Court petitioned to review one of the most aggressive and sweeping anti-LGBT measures in the nation. (Jackson, October 10, 2017) —Mississippi plaintiffs in the Barber v. Bryant case, led by civil...