MISSISSIPPI RULES OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE

TABLE OF CONTENTS
ORDER ADOPTING THE MISSISSIPPI RULES OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE
APPLICABILITY OF RULES
RULE 1. SCOPE OF RULES
RULE 2. PENALTIES FOR NONCOMPLIANCE WITH RULES; SUSPENSION OF RULES
APPEALS FROM TRIAL COURTS

RULE 3. APPEAL AS OF RIGHT--HOW TAKEN
RULE 4. APPEAL AS OF RIGHT--WHEN TAKEN
RULE 5. INTERLOCUTORY APPEAL BY PERMISSION
RULE 6. PROCEEDINGS IN FORMA PAUPERIS AND APPOINTMENT OF COUNSEL ON APPEAL IN CRIMINAL CASES
RULE 7. SECURITY FOR COSTS ON APPEAL IN CIVIL CASES [OMITTED]
RULE 8. STAY OR INJUNCTION PENDING APPEAL
RULE 9. RELEASE IN CRIMINAL CASES
RULE 10. CONTENT OF THE RECORD ON APPEAL
RULE 11. COMPLETION AND TRANSMISSION OF THE RECORD
RULE 12. TRANSMISSION OF ORIGINAL ITEM FROM THE TRIAL COURT
RULE 13. DOCKETING THE APPEAL AND FILING THE RECORD
RULE 14. FINDINGS OF FACT AND CALCULATIONS DURING THE COURSE OF AN APPEAL
RULE 15. MANDAMUS TO REQUIRE TRIAL COURT DECISION
RULE 16. JURISDICTION OF THE SUPREME COURT AND THE COURT OF APPEALS;
ASSIGNMENT OF CASES TO THE COURT OF APPEALS
RULE 17. REVIEW IN THE SUPREME COURT FOLLOWING DECISION BY THE COURT OF APPEALS
RULE 18. [OMITTED]
APPEALS FROM AGENCY RESPONSIBLE
FOR UTILITY RATES

RULE 19. APPEALS FROM THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
CERTIFIED QUESTIONS FROM FEDERAL COURTS

RULE 20. CERTIFIED QUESTIONS FROM FEDERAL COURTS
EXTRAORDINARY WRITS AND COLLATERAL RELIEF

RULE 21. WRITS OF MANDAMUS AND PROHIBITION DIRECTED TO A JUDGE OR JUDGES AND OTHER EXTRAORDINARY WRITS
RULE 22. APPLICATIONS FOR POST-CONVICTION COLLATERAL RELIEF IN CRIMINAL CASES
GENERAL PROVISIONS

RULE 23. CALL AND ORDER OF DOCKET
RULE 24. COURT SITTING IN PANELS
RULE 25. FILING AND SERVICE
RULE 26. COMPUTATION AND EXTENSION OF TIME
RULE 27. MOTIONS
RULE 28. BRIEFS
RULE 29. BRIEF OF AN AMICUS CURIAE
RULE 30. RECORD EXCERPTS
RULE 31. FILING AND SERVICE OF BRIEFS
RULE 32. FORM OF BRIEFS, RECORD EXCERPTS AND OTHER PAPERS
RULE 33. PREHEARING CONFERENCE
RULE 34. ORAL ARGUMENT
RULE 35-A. WRITTEN OPINIONS AND ENTRY OF JUDGMENT IN THE SUPREME COURT
RULE 35-B. WRITTEN OPINIONS AND ENTRY OF JUDGMENT IN THE COURT OF APPEALS
RULE 36. COSTS
RULE 37. INTEREST ON JUDGMENTS
RULE 38. DAMAGES FOR FRIVOLOUS APPEAL
RULE 39. EXECUTION OF JUDGMENT IN CRIMINAL CASES
RULE 40. PETITION FOR REHEARING
RULE 41. ISSUANCE OF MANDATES; STAY OF MANDATE
RULE 42. VOLUNTARY DISMISSAL
RULE 43. SUBSTITUTION OF PARTIES
RULE 44. QUESTIONS CONCERNING VALIDITY OF STATUTES AND ORDERS
RULE 45. DUTIES OF THE CLERK
RULE 46. ADMISSION, WITHDRAWAL, AND DISCIPLINE OF ATTORNEYS
RULE 47. PROHIBITION AGAINST PRACTICE
RULE 48. APPELLATE PROCEDURE FOLLOWING DENIAL OF WAIVER OF CONSENT TO ABORTION
RULE 49. TITLE
APPENDIX I. FORMS

FORM 1
FORM 2
FORM 3
FORM 4
FORM 5
FORM 6

APPENDIX II. STATUTES MODIFIED OR SUPPLANTED

APPENDIX III. GUIDELINES FOR COURT REPORTERS

I. TRANSCRIPTS--HOW PREPARED
II. TRANSCRIPTS--HOW FILED
III. SANCTIONS FOR NON-COMPLIANCE


APPENDIX IV. FORMS FOR COURT REPORTERS

COURT REPORTER'S ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF DESIGNATION OF RECORD


COSTS CHARGED BY LOWER COURT CLERKS ON APPEALS TO
THE SUPREME COURT OF MISSISSIPPI