Good News From Mississippi

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

Over at Hit & Run, I’ve posted on new developments in both the Cory Maye case and in the ongoing Steven Hayne saga. Hold on to your hats, here, but both developments are actually positive.

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8 Responses to “Good News From Mississippi”

  1. #1 |  rightshu | 

    I…I don’t know what to say. Normally, I come here for the morning update so that I can kill my morning cheerfulness and experience the feeling of knowing that society is on a creeping slide to total police control. Now, though, there’s a chance that in Mississippi — Mississippi of all places, where I’m pretty sure they just got rid of the “he needed a lynchin'” defense last week — there’s some hope for real honest-to-god justice.

    Now how am I supposed to feel depressed until lunch? Damn you, Balko, you’ve taken away my excuse for secret office drinking!

  2. #2 |  Francis | 

    Does the Miss. Sup. Ct. take all appeals or does it have to grant cert. first before taking briefs on the merits? If it’s the latter, then your reason post omits a key step.

  3. #3 |  Sallie | 

    Any bits of good news that come from these cases are largely thanks to you, Radley. I bow down before you. What a champion you are.

  4. #4 |  Jane | 

    The Miss. S.Ct. would have to grant certiorari.

  5. #5 |  Judi | 

    Want to help DO something? Good! Then sign this petition!

    Here’s the link folks:

    Please sign if you haven’t and pass it on!


  6. #6 |  Sky | 

    Thanks loads to Radley Balko for his dogged determination to see to it that justice in Mississippi is a possibility and that Hayne will have a hard time finding work in the state! [b]Thanks also to all those who helped provide Balko with information on Hayne and thanks again to “Chablis” for finding the story on Corey Maye which really started all this.[/b] All of you have much to be proud of with the passing of this bill.

  7. #7 |  Lorraine Sumrall | 

    I’m with Judi. Please sign her petition.

  8. #8 |  Sky | 

    Ummm, so as not to confuse anyone, the thank you to “Chablis” is a personal one. She is known to me from another board and found the story on Corey Maye which ultimately led me to Balko.