FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2023   Contact: Cliff Johnson Phone: 662-915-6863 Email: cliff.johnson@macarthurjustice.org   Contact: Mandesha Thornton Phone: 601-352-2269 ext. 147 Email: mthornton@mscenterforjustice.org   Contact: Ella Wiley Email: media@naacpldf.org   Contact: Neely Mullen Phone: 601-354-3408 Email: comms@aclu-ms.org   Jackson Residents Sue Public Officials, Calling H.B. 1020 a Violation of the Mississippi Constitution Lawsuit Says Circuit Judges...

              FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: April 21, 2023 Press Contact: Mandesha Thornton, comms-mcj@rabengroup.com   Governor Reeves Has Chosen to Ignore the Will of the Voters, says Mississippi Center for Justice   Jackson, Miss. — Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed House Bill 1020 into law. The...

              FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: April 20, 2023 Press Contact: Mandesha Thornton,  comms-mcj@rabengroup.com   Mississippi Center for Justice Commends Federal Communications Commission on Efforts to End Digital Discrimination and Expand Broadband Access    Jackson, Miss. — This week, Mississippi Center for Justice (MCJ) filed comments...

              FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 30, 2023 CONTACT FOR Mississippi Center for Justice: Nik Sibley, comms-mcj@rabengroup.com CONTACT FOR Center for Constitutional Rights: David Mizner, dmizner@ccrjustice.org  Three Mississippi News Organizations, Represented by the Mississippi Center for Justice and the Center for Constitutional Rights, Seek...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 15, 2023 CONTACT: Nik Sibley, comms-mcj@rabengroup.com Insider, Inc., Represented by the Mississippi Center for Justice, Wins Lawsuit Against Rankin County Sheriff’s Department  For Failure to Disclose Incident Reports Jackson, Miss. – In a lawsuit brought by Insider, Inc., a media company represented by the Mississippi...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2023 Press Contact: Mandesha Thornton, commsmcj@rabengroup.com Expanding Medicaid Postpartum Coverage is a Win for Mississippi Families, says the Mississippi Center for Justice Jackson, Miss - Today, the Mississippi House of Representatives voted to pass SB 2212, which will extend postpartum Medicaid coverage. Mississippi is...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2023 Press Contact: Courtney Farrell, cfarrell@rabengroup.com, 989-572-8162 House Bill 1020 is Blatant Power Grab to Usurp Elected Officials and Dilute Black Representation in Hinds County, says Mississippi Center for Justice Jackson, Miss. – On Wednesday, the Mississippi House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2023 CONTACT comms-mcj@rabengroup.com Lee County Circuit Court Affirms City of Tupelo’s Plan to Build Affordable Housing Jackson, Miss – The Lee County Circuit Court affirmed the City of Tupelo’s decision to approve construction of Flowerdale Commons, a planned affordable housing community which is designed to...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 6, 2023 Press Contact: Nik Sibley, comms-mcj@rabengroup.com, 850-345-7092 Mississippi Center for Justice Files Brief Opposing a Lawsuit Seeking to Reverse the City of Tupelo’s Approval of New Affordable Housing  Jackson, Miss. — The Mississippi Center for Justice (MCJ) has filed an amicus brief in Lee...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5, 2023 Press Contact: Rob McDuff, 601-259-8484 BLACK MISSISSIPPI FARMWORKERS REACH SETTLEMENTS IN TWO LAWSUITS OVER RACIAL DISCRIMINATION AND ABUSE OF THE IMMIGRATION SYSTEM BY DELTA FARMS Jackson, Miss. — Today the Mississippi Center for Justice (MCJ) and Southern Migrant Legal Services (SMLS) announced that...