Armis Hawkins won election to the Mississippi Supreme Court in 1980 and served as Chief Justice from 1993 until his retirement in 1995. During this period, he guided the state judiciary through significant reform including the creation of a court of appeals system and an Administration Office of Courts.
Digital Collection Information
The material provided here represents only a fraction of a much larger physical collection whose finding aid is available online. Currently, the digital collection contains only photographs.
The Armis Hawkins Collection finding aid provides further information about the judge and his extensive collection. For other judiciary and legal collections, see the Politics & Government Subject Guide and the Criminal Justice & Parchman Penitentiary Subject Guide.
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