Mississippi

Date: September 23, 2013 Last Edit: November 09, 2016

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This case involves a challenge to the state’s 2004 legal
reforms, which included the Jury Patriotism Act and a non-economic damages cap.
The defendants allege that the trial judge excused jurors without requiring a
reasoned explanation as mandated by the jury reform law.

Status: PENDING. Amicus
brief filed 9/16/16.

Interstate Realty v. Carter – Legal Reform
Mississippi Supreme Court

This case raises a challenge of Mississippi’s cap on
damages. NFIB joined with other industry groups in defending the state’s recent
legal reforms—including in defense of the cap.

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If you have a case that impacts small
business, please contact us at: 
1-800-552-NFIB as we are actively looking for opportunities to weigh in
on important issues in this state. NFIB Small Business Legal Center is involved
in many cases that impact this state and others; to see our complete list of
Supreme Court cases click on Washington, DC on the interactive map.

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