Today, the Mississippi Supreme Court amended Rule 28(a)(4) of the Mississippi Rules of Appellate Procedure. Two changes to the Rules in two days.
RULE 28. BRIEFS
(a) Brief of the Appellant. The brief of the appellant shall contain under appropriate headings and in the order here indicated:
( 4) Statement of Assignment. Unless the case has already been assigned by the Court, the appellant
This statement must succinctly give the reasons, if any, that the Supreme Court either must or should retain the case for the reasons stated under Rule 16(b) or ( d). The statement should include citations to any cases sought to be overruled or perceived to be in conflict.