Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Green Recuses

All Hinds County Circuit Judges recused themselves from hearing State v. Greta Brown-Bully.  Senior Circuit Judge Tomie Green asked the Mississippi Supreme Court yesterday to appoint a Special Circuit Judge to try the case.  A grand jury indicted Bully for the murder of Larry "Caveman" Lee.





18 comments:

Anonymous said...

Why? What’s the connection to either party?

Anonymous said...

Tough break for Brown-Bully

Anonymous said...

While the Hinds County justice system often leaves a lot to be desired, kudos for the judges recusing. If you have to ask the connections, 10:33, you ain’t from around here: Constable Brown’s daughter and owner of a well-frequented eatery by many holding public office (and not just minority office holders).

Every now and then a broken clock . .

Anonymous said...

Damn, has common sense somehow showed it's ugly little head? Maybe we will see more of this with her. Should have done this in the past for other cases.

Anonymous said...

But she doesn't recuse for all the other non-famous thugs she knows that the public doesn't know she knows.

Anonymous said...

She doesn't recuse for the Famous Thugs, so why do so for this? We all are well aware that this case is probably going nowhere.

Anonymous said...

Uh oh... odds of getting a blessing just went way, way down...

Anonymous said...

No "motion to fix" will be proferred at this time.

Green Acres said...

Thank you, Judges. We all know it is the right thing to do, given the identity of the defendant.

Those of you who bash our Hinds County judges as a perfunctory kneejerk reaction to virtually every judicial decision handed down need a reality check. If you think particular judges are so awful/biased/whatever, then you need to look at each one's reversal rate on appeal. Many times our judges are constrained by statutory law which precludes them from taking actions or imposing harsher sentences than some of you wish for. If you have a gripe about "the law", then you need to contact your representatives to amend existing laws.

Anonymous said...

@5:22 - Spot-on assessment. I concur.

Anonymous said...

5:22, While you make a valid point about judges being constrained by the law, regardless of public opinion, I offer the following:

Hinds County Circuit Judges Wooten and Peterson haven't really been on the bench long enough to be reversed on appeal at this point. As for Tommie Green, the only case I've had in front of her had one of her buddies on the other side, and she was reversed on appeal. Also, I frequently come across opinions reversing Judge Green while doing research (and this is in the civil context, not criminal). I don't come across Judge Kidd's name very often, which I think is a good thing.

Apparently, my impression of Judge Green is borne out by her reversal rate, which was 36% over a two-year period from 2013-2015. 20% is considered a red flag. For more on Hinds County Circuit Judge reversal rates, see below:

https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2016/10/08/how-often-circuit-judges-decisions-overturned/91269350/

Anonymous said...

greene has been reversed so many times she walks backwards.

Anonymous said...

The bar for being a judge in Hinds county is so low that we heap praise on them when they finally handle a situation properly.

Anonymous said...

Bully going to miss out on a Green blessings.

Anonymous said...

KF, do you know who was appointed to replace Green?

Kingfish said...

Someone from Natchez. I will look when I can.

Anonymous said...

Either these judges don’t want to reside over a case where Bully will be found guilty or they don’t want to reside over a case where she’ll walk out of the courtroom a free woman, and be subjected to chants of favoritism from the media.

Either way, I understand.

Anonymous said...

" She doesn't recuse for the Famous Thugs, so why do so for this? "

Is this really a question ?

If so, 12:55 should just watch any Mafia movie and a few "Game of Thrones" episodes.


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