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In Legal Terms: Public Defenders

We hope you don’t need a public defender but its good to know how the system works. Our guest is the State Defender, André de Gruy who will tell us about the agency, who they defend and where. https://www.ospd.ms.gov/

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11/8/2022

In Legal Terms: Justice Court

It’s election day – I hope you’ll exercise your civic duty and vote. Our guest is an elected official that is NOT up for re-election just now – it’s Hinds County Justice Court Judge Kenny Lewis. We’ve also got Justice Court Clerk Patricia Woods.https://courts.ms.gov/trialcourts/justicecourt/justicecourt.phpJudge Kenny Lewis http://www.hindscountyms.com/court-systems/justice-court-judges/district-4Justice Court Clerk Patricia Woods http://www.hindscountyms.com/departments/justice-courtManual for Justice Court: https://mjc.olemiss.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/134/2020/06/Manual-for-Mississippi-Justice-Courts-2021.pdfTraining from Judicial College. Our podcast 10/29/2019 In Legal Terms: MS Judicial College http://inlegalterms.mpbonline.org/episodes/in-legal-terms-ms-judicial-collegeMississippi Center for Justice https://mscenterforjustice.org/Podcast: 1/15/2019 In Legal Terms: League of Women Voters http://inlegalterms.mpbonline.org/episodes/in-legal-terms-league-of-women-votershttps://www.sos.ms.gov/content/documents/ed_pubs/pubs/2021JD/Entire%20Directory%20and%20Court%20Calendar.pdfIf you get to the poll and don’t have your current ID:https://www.sos.ms.gov/sites/default/files/voter_id/expired_form.pdfhttps://sos.ms.gov/press/november-8-election-day-remindershttps://www.sos.ms.gov/sites/default/files/voter_id/What_if_I_dont_have.pdfAfter you go to sos.ms.gov to see what your races are https://sos.ms.gov/elections-voting/polling-place-locator you can go to vote 411.org The League of Women voters sent out questionnaires to candidates. They’ve put word for word the responses. Learn a little bit about your judges – who took the time to reply – so you’ll be an informed voter. https://www.vote411.org/