Skip to main content
The official website of the State of Mississippi

News Archive

CPCC Investigator Curlene Bell

When our long-time investigator retired, we knew we had big shoes to fill. We thus asked many, many people for recommendations on the best…

In simple terms, what is mitigation?

CPCC attorneys and mitigation specialists speak to a lot of different groups about our office and what we do. One common question we get is: what…

CPCC Job Opportunity - Attorney

State of Mississippi Office of Capital Post-Conviction Counsel 239 North Lamar St., Ste. 404 Jackson, MS 39201 601-359-5733 https://www.pcc.ms.…

CPCC Files Leave to File Amicus Brief

Today, the CPCC filed a motion for leave to file an amicus brief in the Mississippi Supreme Court on a separation of powers issue important to all…

Petition for Post-Conviction Relief Filed for Stephen Powers

The CPCC started the new year off by filing a successor petition for post-conviction relief yesterday evening. The U.S. District Court for the…

David Neal Cox Executed by the State of Mississippi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 19, 2021   David Neal Cox Executed by the State of Mississippi PARCHMAN, Miss. – The State of Mississippi…

PCC Employee Furthers Studies

The Mississippi Office of Capital Post-Conviction is thrilled to announce that Rhonda Carter, our senior mitigation specialist, has been accepted…

Evidence Instructions Changed

Mississippi Justices Change Circumstantial Evidence Instructions. 5-4 ruling overrides previous case law in Mississippi. The Mississippi Supreme…

Innocence Petition for Justin Underwood

Update on CPCC filing in the Mississippi Supreme Court: With the assistance of White & Case, a global law firm with more than 40 offices…

Krissy Nobile Appointed Director by Governor Reeves

Governor Tate Reeves appointed Krissy C. Nobile as Director of the CPCC, effective August 1, 2021.  Krissy’s experience includes clerking for a…