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Miss. high court to hear Wright lawsuit appeal


Lynn Wright

Lynn Wright


Stacy Hester

Stacy Hester



The Associated Press



JACKSON -- The Mississippi Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments Monday in Jackson in two firing discrimination cases from Lowndes County. 


The Supreme Court had delayed the hearing at the request of Lowndes County School Board attorney Jeff Smith. Smith had asked for a delay until after the Legislature adjourns, which occurred April 2. Smith serves in the Mississippi House. 


State law allows legislators/lawyers to have cases continued until a legislative session concludes. 


Lynn Wright is appealing his firing in 2010 by the board from his position as principal of New Hope High School principal. In a separate case, former longtime New Hope baseball coach Stacy Hester also was fired in 2009 and sued the school district. 


The cases have been consolidated on appeal.




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