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Seal of the Attorney General of Mississippi

The Attorney General of Mississippi is the chief legal officer of the state and serves as the state's lawyer. Only the Attorney General can bring or defend a lawsuit on behalf of the state.

The Attorney General is elected statewide for a four-year term with no term limits. The qualification for office is that one must be qualified elector, at least 26 years of ages, a practicing attorney for 5 years, and a citizen of the state for 5 years before the date of election.

List of Attorneys General[edit]

Name Term Party
Lyman Harding 1818-1820
Edward Turner 1820-1821
Thomas Buck Reed 1821-1825 Democrat
Richard Stockton 1825-1828
George Adams 1828-1829
Robert H. Buckner 1829-1830
R.M. Gaines 1830-1834
M.D. Patton 1834-1837
T.F. Collins 1837-1841 Democrat
John D. Freeman 1841-1850 Democrat
David (D.C.) Glenn [1] 1850-1857 Democrat
T.J. Wharton 1857-1865 Democrat
Charles E. Hooker 1865-1868 Democrat
Jasper Myers 1868-1870
Joshua S. Morris 1870-1874
George E. Harris 1874-1878 Republican
Thomas C. Catchings 1878-1885 Democrat
Thomas S. Ford 1885-1886 Democrat
T. Marshall Miller 1886-1893 Democrat
Frank Johnston 1893-1896 Democrat
Wiley N. Nash 1896-1900 Democrat
Monroe McClurg 1900-1903 Democrat
William Williams 1903-1907 Democrat
Robert Virgil Fletcher 1907-1908 Democrat
J. Bowman Sterling 1908-1910 Democrat
Shepherd Spencer Hudson 1910-1912 Democrat
Ross A. Collins 1912-1920 Democrat
Frank Roberson 1920-1923 Democrat
C.D. Potter 1923-1924 Democrat
Rush Hightower Knox 1924-1928 Democrat
George T. Mitchell 1928-1932 Democrat
Greek Lent Rice 1932-1950 Democrat
James P. Coleman 1950-1956 Democrat
Joseph Turner Patterson 1956-1969 Democrat
Albioun Fernando Summer 1969-1980 Democrat
William Allain 1980-1984 Democrat
Edwin Lloyd (Ed) Pittman 1984-1988 Democrat
Mike Moore 1988-2004 Democrat
Jim Hood 2004-present Democrat


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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 09:05:53 -0700

Attorney General Jim Hood speaks during his morning address at the Neshoba County Fair in Philadelphia, Mississippi in July. ROGELIO V. SOLIS — AP. Attorney General Jim Hood continues to work his magic in Mississippi where he is both wildly popular ...
MediaPost Communications
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:54:05 -0700

The courtroom showdown between Google and Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood originally centered on whether Google would have to provide Hood with a slew of documents related to online copyright infringement by sites indexed in its search engine.
San Jose Mercury News
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:42:33 -0700

The company and others say that the association may have had input into the subpoena Hood sent Google, point to a Hood letter that the group apparently did draft, and note that former Mississippi Attorney General Mike Moore was hired by the Digital ...

Memphis Business Journal

Jackson Clarion Ledger
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:57:12 -0700

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has renewed a long running legal battle with State Farm Fire and Casuality Co. over Katrina damage claims. Hood announced Tuesday that he has filed a lawsuit against State Farm Fire and Casualty Company in Hinds ...

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MediaPost Communications
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:15:00 -0700

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood must provide Google with a host of documents, including correspondence sent by representatives of the entertainment industry, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Court Judge Henry Wingate in Mississippi gave ...

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:56:15 -0700

JACKSON, MS (Press Release) - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has filed suit against State Farm Fire and Casualty Company over Hurricane Katrina. In the lawsuit, Attorney General Hood alleges "that State Farm systematically mischaracterized ...

Jackson Clarion Ledger

Jackson Clarion Ledger
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:03:45 -0700

OXFORD – Former Gov. Haley Barbour, whose pristine pedigree in Republican America is unmatched, inspired a headline a few of weeks ago with a speech on Mike Espy Scholars Day at Jackson's historically black Jackson State University. Mississippi ...


Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:18:45 -0700

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has sued State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. for allegedly shifting hundreds of millions of dollars in Hurricane Katrina wind claims to the state by mislabeling them flood claims. The suit, filed in the Circuit Court ...

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