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Court of Appeals of Mississippi Court Cases
Smith v. State (2002)
¶ 1. Larry Smith, pro se, appeals an order of the Circuit Court of Scott County, Mississippi denying his petition for post-conviction relief. Aggrieved, Smith perfected this appeal, raising seven issues as errors; however, these errors can be summarized as follows:
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 2001-CP-00221-COA
Colenburg v. State (1999)¶ 1. On August 29, 1996, Roy Colenburg was indicted for the unlawful sale of crack cocaine. After a trial by jury on October 14, 1996, the jury returned a verdict of guilty and sentenced Colenburg to serve a term of thirty years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Aggrieved by this judgment, Colenburg now files this appeal assigning as error that: (1) the trial court overruled the defendant's motion for a directed verdict at the close of the State's case; and that (2) [...]
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 97-KA-00532-COA
Williams v. State (2004)¶ 1. On February 11, 1998, in the Circuit Court of Lee County, Lazente Carnell Williams pled guilty to two counts of burglary and, on March 11, 1998, pled guilty to one count of possession of cocaine. Williams was sentenced to five years on each burglary count, to run concurrently, with three years of each sentence suspended. Williams was sentenced to three years on the possession charge, with one year suspended. The lower court ordered that the possession charge was to run concurrently with [...]
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 2003-CP-00650-COA
Graves v. State (2002)¶ 1. This appeal arises from an order of the Circuit Court of the First Judicial District of Hinds County denying Jerry D. Graves's motion for post-conviction relief. Aggrieved, Graves comes before this Court pro se seeking resolution of the following issues: (1) whether the trial court was in error and abused its discretion when it dismissed with prejudice his post-conviction relief motion as time barred by section 99-39-5(2) of the Mississippi Code of 1972 as annotated and amended, and (2) [...]
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 2000-CP-01986-COA
Porter v. State (1999)
¶ 2. Robert Porter, Jr., has appealed the judgment of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial District of Bolivar County in which that court adjudicated him to be guilty of the crime of felony DUI and sentenced him to serve a term of four years in an institution under the supervision and control of the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Porter presents five issues for our review and resolution, which five issues we quote verbatim from Porter's brief:
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 95-KA-1324-COA
Andrews v. Williams (1998)
¶ 1. Carolyn Williams received a divorce from Harry Andrews on the grounds of irreconcilable differences by decree of the Holmes County Chancery Court, the Honorable Edward G. Cortright, Jr. presiding, on December 1, 1983. From this decree, Carolyn was awarded custody of the couple's two minor children and $200 per month in child support. In addition, Harry was ordered to pay $125 per month to Crugar-Tchula Academy for tuition for Harry, Jr. (a.k.a. Jeff).
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 97-CA-00453 COA
Sturgis v. Sturgis (2001)
¶ 1. Camille Sturgis has appealed the denial by the Rankin County Chancery Court of her request for modification of child support, and its grant of her former husband's, John Sturgis, motion for a change of custody.
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 1999-CA-00321-COA
Howard v. City of Biloxi (2006)¶ 1. Ms. Norma Howard appeals from an order of the Circuit Court of Harrison County, Mississippi, Honorable Jerry O. Terry, Sr. presiding, which granted the motion of the City of Biloxi, Mississippi, for summary judgment. This case involves a determination as to whether Ms. Howard has provided any evidence which would create a genuine issue of material fact that would allow her to recover for her injuries sustained on City of Biloxi property, notwithstanding the immunity provided to the City [...]
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 2005-CA-00829-COA
¶ 1. This is a case bringing several claims against the defendants, stemming from incidents which occurred while Ron Dailey was a patient at Methodist Medical Center. The defendants ultimately made motions for summary judgment, which were granted. Susan Dailey now appeals from the summary judgments. Finding that this case is not appropriate for summary judgment, we reverse and remand for trial on the merits. We affirm on the cross-appeal.
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 2000-CA-00259-COA
Pace v. State (2000)
¶ 1. James M. Pace pled guilty on February 7, 1997, to robbery as an habitual offender. Pace was sentenced to serve fifteen years with the Mississippi Department of Corrections and filed a motion for post-conviction relief on January 14, 1998, citing ineffective assistance of counsel. His motion was denied, and Pace now appeals to this Court.
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 2000-CP-00370-COA
Johnson v. State (2002)
¶ 1. Stacy M. Johnson was convicted in the Circuit Court of Clarke County of theft of a motor vehicle. He was sentenced to serve five years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections with credit for time served prior to trial. Feeling aggrieved of his conviction and sentence, Johnson has perfected this appeal. Johnson's issues regarding denied jury instructions and motion for a new trial are without merit. Therefore, we affirm his conviction and sentence.
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 2001-KA-00783-COA
Danner v. State (1999)
¶ 1. Appellant Preston Danner was convicted of the sale of cocaine in the Monroe County Circuit Court and was sentenced to serve a term of twenty years imprisonment with the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Feeling aggrieved, Danner filed this appeal.
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 1998-KA-01158-COA
Kinney v. State (1999)
¶ 1. James Kinney appeals the denial of his motion for post-conviction relief. Aggrieved of this ruling, Kinney presents for our review and resolution two issues, which we quote verbatim from his brief:
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 98-CP-00569-COA
Sanford v. Arinder (2001)
¶ 1. Kimberly Arinder, the natural mother, appeals the lower court's order of custody modification which transferred custody of the two children to Charles Scott Arinder, the natural father. Kim asserts the following issues:
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 2000-CA-00294-COA
Stevenson v. State (2001)
¶ 1. Leonard Stevenson appeals an order of the Circuit Court of Bolivar County, Mississippi denying his petition for post-conviction relief. Aggrieved, Stevenson perfected this appeal, raising the following issue as error:
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 2000-CA-00390-COA
Scott v. State (1999)¶ 2. On March 16, 1996, during the daylight hours, Undercover Narcotics Officer Wayne Muscio and Agent Dan McIntosh met near Collins, Mississippi for the purposes of conducting undercover narcotics purchases from several unspecified individuals in Collins. Agent McIntosh provided Officer Muscio with money for the purchases and the details of the operation at their prearranged meeting location, after which Officer Muscio then drove to Collins in a 1981 Toyota pickup equipped with a hidden audio [...]
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 97-KA-01071-COA
Carter v. Carter (1999)¶ 2. This case is before the Court on an appeal by Wendee Carter. She seeks to reverse two rulings issued in the Chancery Court of Madison County. The first ruling denied her petition for contempt brought against her former husband, Billy Carter, for failure to pay child support. The second ruling amended the original judgment of divorce to change custody of the two minor children of the parties from Mrs. Carter to Mr. Carter. Finding no cause to reverse the chancellor's modification of [...]
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 97-CA-00115 COA
McClinton v. State (2001)¶ 1. Ervin McClinton was sentenced to serve ten years in the state penitentiary for the offense of the sale of cocaine. The sentencing court suspended said sentence and placed him on probation for a term of two years. On March 23, 1998, petitioner's probation was revoked and he was ordered to serve a term of ten years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections. On March 30, 1998, McClinton's field officer filed an affidavit with the Sunflower County Circuit Court setting forth [...]
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 2000-CP-01588-COA
Hall v. State (1999)
¶ 1. Ola Lee Hall was convicted in Lowndes County Circuit Court as a habitual offender for grand larceny. Hall was sentenced to serve a term of five years incarceration without the possibility of parole or early release. Additionally, Hall was ordered to pay a fine of one-thousand dollars. Hall now appeals the trial court's final judgment of guilt and asserts that he was denied effective assistance of counsel. The statement of the issue is recited verbatim from his brief:
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 97-KA-00752-COA
¶ 1. Susan Trosclair and Bridget Trosclair Bailes filed a lawsuit on March 2, 1995, against the Mississippi Department of Transportation (The Department). The lawsuit arose when Susan and Bridget were injured in a one-car accident that occurred on December 3, 1993. The Department filed a motion to dismiss for failure to give timely notice and failing to file within one year of the date of injury. The Department also filed a summary judgment motion addressing the issues of notice, estoppel, [...]
Court: Court of Appeals of Mississippi Docket: 2002-CA-00263-COA