Bryant, 013080 MSAGO, 19800130
|Case Date:||January 30, 1980|
An Alderman of the Town of Wesson has recently taken employment as a Deputy Sheriff with the Copiah County Sheriff's Office. Please advise me whether or not there is any legal prohibition on a person serving as an elected Alderman for the town and as a Deputy Sheriff for the county at the same time.Article 1, Section 1, Mississippi Constitution of 1890 states:
The powers of the government of the state of Mississippi shall be divided into three distinct departments, and each of them confided to a separate magistracy, to-wit: those which are legislative to one, those which are judicial to another, and those which are executive to another.Article 1, Section 2, Mississippi Constitution of 1890 states:
No person or collection of persons, being one or belonging to one of these...
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