Mississippi Sees Significant Improvements in Civil Justice Fairness and Predictability

By David W. Clark
October 01, 2004
Dramatic changes in Mississippi over the last two years will improve the state’s civil justice system. These changes include the defeat of a notoriously proplaintiff state Supreme Court justice; decisions and rules changes from that court to eliminate or restrain the more unfair practices used against defendants; the election of a pro-tort reform Governor; and significant statutory tort reform from two special sessions of the legislature....