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Since 2003, Mississippi courts have been generally open to the electronic media. Here are local court hearings and lawsuits that will be of interest to the general public.

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Perkins v Brown Ballot Petition Hearing
Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Running Time 140 min
First Posted on Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 1:13 pm
The Greenwood Election Commission held a hearing on a petition filed by Sheriel Perkins challenging the independent candidacy of Curressia Brown for Mayor. Mrs. Perkins was represented by her husband Willie Perkins Sr., while Mrs. Brown was represented by Jackson attorney John Reeves. The Commission took the matter under advisement, but the next day issued an order removing Mrs. Brown from the ballot due to its finding that she is not a resident of the city of Greenwood. The Greenwood Election Commisssion members are Shirley Cooper (Chair), Elizabeth Powers, and John H. Johnson.