Mississippi in the United States

Legal Materials

Internet links to Mississippi government agencies statutes, regulations, cases, etc. are posted by FindLaw and the Georgetown Law Library. Primary legal materials are also available from Lexis, Westlaw and LOIS. Subscription services Versuslaw Fastcasehave cases back to 1950; Google Scholar has cases back to 1950 for free. Supreme and appellate court cases are reported in West’s Southern Reporter.

For a summary of Mississippi law, see the Encyclopedia of Mississippi Law, which is available in print and on Westlaw (MSPRAC-ENC). You can search the Encyclopediaalong with Mississippi practice handbooks, jury instructions and litigation forms in the MSPRAC database on Westlaw.

To check on the status of pending litigation, call the Mississippi Bill Status Office at 601-359-3719, -3358 or -3229.

For questions about Mississippi legal materials, copies and/or inter-library loan, try calling the Mississippi State Law Library (601-359-3672), the University of Mississippi Law Library (601-232-7361) or the Mississippi College Law Library (601-925-7120).

Note: We linked the resources to archive.org in an effort to decrease the number of broken links cited.

For more U.S. state primary law resources, see:

Topics Covered by the Mississippi Legal Encyclopedia

Note: More detailed information about this State is provided in the Mississippi jurisdictional legal Encyclopedia, which tie together Mississippi statutory and case law.

Topics include:

  • Mississippi Statutes
  • MS Cases & Case Law
  • Mississippi Legal Websites
  • MS State Government Info
  • Mississippi Counties
  • Mississippi Cities
  • Mississippi Legislation
  • MS Court Reporters/Depositions
  • Mississippi Legal Forms
  • Mississippi Courts
  • Mississippi Local Court Rules
  • MS State Bar/Legal Associations
  • Mississippi Law Enforcement
  • Mississippi Media Sources

Finding the law: Mississippi in the U.S. Code

A collection of general and permanent laws relating to mississippi, passed by the United States Congress, are organized by subject matter arrangements in the United States Code (U.S.C.; this label examines mississippi topics), to make them easy to use (usually, organized by legal areas into Titles, Chapters and Sections). The platform provides introductory material to the U.S. Code, and cross references to case law. View the U.S. Code’s table of contents here.


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