Keeping my pledge to defend for free any MS resident, Law Firm U.S. citizen charged with a felony as a result of using a firearm in legitimate self defense.
Consistent with a promise made a year ago (to defend, for free, any MS resident charged with a felony using a firearm in self-defense) I’ve taken on a case in Yazoo City.
Deer hunting is a popular sportsman’s past-time in Mississippi as well as in many other parts of the country. Hunters have the option of dressing (skinning, cleaning and separating the edible parts of the deer) themselves or taking their kill to a deer processor. Of course, it is illegal to sell game meat in Mississippi, […]
Readers of the previous article appearing here concerning Swindol v. Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation are familiar with the basic facts but a brief reminder: the plaintiff, Swindol, an honorably discharged Marine with extensive training and experience in aerospace materials and advanced construction was fired by Aurora for having a weapon in his locked vehicle which […]
TRUST In the 1969 movie, True Grit, young heroine Mattie Ross confronts a horse trader by the name of Colonel Stonehill. When she protests that Col. Stonehill pay her for her father’s stolen horse, the following colloquy occurs: Col. Stonehill: Oh, well, that’s all very interesting. The ponies are yours, take them. Your father’s horse […]
On January 11th, a report of a shooting outside a convenience store in Jackson, Mississippi, which had a “no firearms” sign posted at the entrance, brings to mind one obvious observation and one not-so-obvious question. First, it is obvious that criminals have no regard whatsoever for “no firearms” signs and that, in fact, the presence […]
On July 8, 2003, Doug Williams, an employee at the Lockheed Martin plant in Meridian, Mississippi, shot 14 of his co-workers, killing 6 of them before committing suicide. Three years later, the Mississippi Legislature passed Section 45-9-55 of the Mississippi Code, which allowed employees to keep weapons in their locked vehicles in the employer’s parking […]
NOT GUILTY VERDICT SECURED IN SELF-DEFENSE CASE FOR MISSISSIPPI MAN ACCUSED OF AGGRAVATED ASSAULT AGAINST TWO UNARMED INTRUDERS A man found himself in serious trouble after shooting two unarmed men after an argument at an apartment complex. He was charged with two counts of aggravated assault. An argument started between the accused man and two […]