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Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s Lawsuit Over Text Messages Thrown Out

Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s Lawsuit Over Text Messages Thrown Out

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    A federal judge in Mississippi on Tuesday dismissed former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s $25 million lawsuit against Skytel, the city’s former communications provider, for releasing text messages that brought about his downfall. U.S. District Judge William Barbour Jr. of Jackson, Miss., said Kilpatrick filed an amended lawsuit there in March 2010 without getting court approval to do so, as required by Mississippi Rules of Civil Procedure. Barbour kicked…