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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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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:56:15 -0700

Google filed the suit a week after The Verge published a report tying Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood to a secret Hollywood campaign to fight Google, pinning blame on it for piracy. Hood had handed Google a 79-page-long subpoena requesting a ...
 
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 05:09:03 -0700

According to Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration announced a warning last week about the number of overdose deaths caused by heroin laced with the prescription drug fentanyl. According to an AG release, ...

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:22:30 -0800

The Mississippi attorney general's attempt to investigate Google is on hold for at least four more months. U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate on Monday granted Google's request for a preliminary injunction, preventing Attorney General Jim Hood from ...

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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 12:36:49 -0700

(The following is a press release from the Mississippi Attorney General's office.) Jackson, MS—Since the 2015 Legislative Session convened, Attorney General Hood has handed lawmakers over $50 million for deposit into the State of Mississippi General ...
 
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:45:00 -0700

Google appears to be headed for a major victory in its showdown with Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood. The company has shown a “substantial likelihood” that its free speech rights were violated by Hood, U.S. District Court Judge Henry Wingate in ...
 
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:03:52 -0700

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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 07:46:44 -0700

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has asked U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate allegations that some insurance companies' are “steering” auto policyholders to certain repair shops and coercing those shops to use inferior replacement ...

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:29:28 -0700

A trial date is set for April 17. If convicted, Nicholson faces up to 20 years in prison, Attorney General Jim Hood said. The Hinds County district attorney recused himself from the case. The Mississippi Attorney General's Office sent the case to a ...
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