"Nobody's ever reported that to me," Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey said after his deputies admitted to brutalizing innocent people.
Mississippi's prisons are falling apart, run by gangs, and riddled with sexual assaults, a Justice Department report says.
Third-grader Quantavious Eason was arrested and charged as a "child in need of services" after being caught peeing behind his mother's car.
The year's highlights in blame shifting.
His mom is rejecting the prosecutors' absurdly strict probation rules.
Civil Rights Groups Urge Federal Appeals Court To Strike Down Mississippi's Jim Crow–Era Felon Voting Ban
A broad coalition of civil rights groups and think tanks, including Reason Foundation, say that Mississippi's "mandatory, permanent, and effectively irrevocable" voting ban for certain offenders violates the Constitution.
An NBC investigation revealed how Jackson, Mississippi, police keep burying people in pauper's graves after failing to inform their families about their deaths.
Years before a federal case shined a light on the problem, Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey should have known something was amiss.
Clarence Cocroft filed a lawsuit this week challenging the state's virtual ban on advertising medical marijuana businesses, arguing the law violates his First Amendment rights.
Even though Jackson, Mississippi, police knew they had killed 37-year-old Dexter Wade, they didn't inform his mother and allowed him to be buried in a penal farm.
Mississippi only gives property owners 10 days to challenge a blight finding that could lead to their house being seized through eminent domain.
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Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana have all seen dramatic improvements in reading scores by investing in "science-based" reading instruction.
He didn't pay much, we fought a lot, and he was one of the best bosses I ever had.
Eliminating privacy in schools would be a disaster for academic freedom and social development.
While a new report highlights Mississippi's jailing of mentally ill people, the practice is common nationwide.
A Federal Lawsuit Challenges Blatantly Unconstitutional Anti-Crime Checkpoints in Jackson, Mississippi
"You can't treat everyone like a criminal to find the criminals," an outraged driver says. In Jackson, apparently you can.
To "get wanted individuals off the streets," police are stopping drivers without any evidence that they have broken the law.
Now That Pot-Averse Conservatives Are Openly Defying the Federal Marijuana Ban, What Excuse Does Congress Have for Maintaining It?
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves' grudging support for medical marijuana speaks volumes about the erosion of support for prohibition.
Mississippi has banned new home health care licenses for more than 40 years, despite mounting evidence that the state's CON laws are raising prices and limiting access to care.
Ron DeSantis killed people because Florida didn't impose tougher rules, we're told. But it's not true.
Kelli Goode's civil suit is a case study in how difficult it can be to get state actors to take responsibility when they allegedly infringe on someone's rights.
Without Promising Alternatives to the 'Viability' Rule, the Supreme Court Seems Inclined to Ditch Its Abortion Precedents
The justices may find it difficult to uphold Mississippi's abortion ban without overturning Roe v. Wade.
National surveys obscure large regional variations in public opinion about abortion limits.
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Mississippi is the 35th state, and the second in the Deep South, to recognize marijuana as a medicine.
Two states are voting to permit medical marijuana. Four are voting for legalization.
Like other innocent owners, Manni Munir finds that fighting a civil forfeiture can cost more than the property is worth.
Some places are releasing nonviolent offenders during the COVID-19 outbreak. Mississippi won't free a man who failed to hand in his phone.
A slew of decisive primary victories expand the former vice president's lead in the Democratic primary.
Mississippi has a reputation for being one of the most obese states in the nation, as well as having one of America's highest incarceration rates. Neither will be improved by treating unlicensed dieticians like serious criminals.
Videos and photos smuggled out by Mississippi inmates have shown gruesome violence and wretched living conditions.
The court says 12 years was "obviously harsh," but hey, at least it wasn't 15.
Groups Call for Justice Department To Investigate Mississippi Prisons after Violence Leaves Five Inmates Dead
In Mississippi's severely understaffed prisons, gangs run the show.
This year, Mississippi and North Carolina both ditched a vague "good moral character" clause that kept occupational licensing out of reach for people with criminal records.
A 2017 Reason investigation found that black residents in Madison County felt under siege in their own neighborhoods.
Nobody is being "confused" by vegetarian meat substitutes.
They're the latest to plead guilty in the Mississippi Department of Corrections bribing scheme.
Mississippi ICE Raids Highlight Glaring Weakness With E-Verify, Immigration Restrictionists' Favorite Big Government Program
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