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U.S. Southern Mississippi District Court Judge Carlton Reeves declared Hinds County in contempt of court on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, for non-compliance with a 2016 consent decree on the running of its detention facilities. Photo courtesy Carlton Reeves

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Federal Judge Finds Hinds County in Contempt for Ongoing Jail Conditions

A federal judge has declared Hinds County in contempt of court, setting the path for receivership proceedings after the county, in a Jan. 21, 2022, motion, sought to end the ...


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