Former justice retires into career for at-risk kids

Former justice retires into career for at-risk kids

May 3, 2019 Uncategorized 0

 

JACKSON, Miss. (BP) — Before former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Jess Dickinson was appointed commissioner of the state’s Department of Child Protection Services, “My plan was to retire.” But then a “new door” opened.

Dickinson, who had served on the Supreme Court since January 2004, said he informed Gov. Phil Bryant in mid-2017 of his intention to retire by the end of the year. Instead, he was surprised when Bryant subsequently asked him to be CPS commissioner.

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