This month, the U.S. Supreme Court chose not to hear a case that challenged the legal precedent that prohibits military personnel from filing medical malpractice lawsuits against the military. The decision was not unanimous. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas -- who often aren't on the same side of Court decisions -- both voted to let the case move forward.
Law enforcement officers and 911 dispatchers are human beings, which means they don't always make the right decisions. Unfortunately, a poor decision by people in these essential jobs can have tragic results. That's what happened in the case of a Jackson woman who was brutally murdered nearly five years ago.
When you go to a casino in Biloxi, you expect a day of fun and excitement. You might walk away with a big win, too, and decide to head out to celebrate. It's typical for people to have a few drinks in the casino, so you might not be completely sober when you leave. You could decide to walk, like most, and go to a local restaurant or bar to celebrate your winnings.
Mississippi doesn't have the weather extremes that come with the changing seasons in many parts of the country. However, summer nonetheless brings added dangers on the roads. Whether you're staying in Mississippi this summer or your vacation plans include a road trip across the country, it's important to be aware of them. Let's look at a few hazards that can plague drivers during the summer months.
Most everyone would prefer a doctor who displays empathy, support and kindness over one who is all business. That's particularly true if we're dealing with a serious medical issue or are simply anxious and uncertain about our health and our future.