4 Mississippi judges tapped to help with backlog of cases


www.wxxv25.com – Associated Press – 2022-09-26 08:08:43

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Four former circuit court judges will help handle a backlog of criminal cases that have accumulated in Mississippi’s largest county during the pandemic.

Chief Justice Mike Randolph appointed Stephen B. Simpson of , Andrew K. Howorth of Oxford, Betty W. Sanders of Greenwood and Frank G. Vollor of Vicksburg.

Administrative Office of Courts director Greg Snowden said in a release Thursday that has an urgent need to handle cases that were postponed when courtrooms were closed to prevent the…

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