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NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — One of the lawyers representing a group of class action plaintiffs against oil giant BP also helped represent disgraced Mississippi attorney Richard “Dickie” Scruggs. According to the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Scruggs hired Samuel Issacharoff, … Read More
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the corruption conviction of disgraced attorney Dickie Scruggs. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday affirmed a lower court ruling. In 2009, … Read More
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) — Lawyers for disgraced attorney Richard “Dickie” Scruggs on Monday asked the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to toss out his 2009 guilty plea to charges of bribing a judge. During Monday’s arguments, Edward “Chip” Robertson … Read More
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Supreme Court soon will decide whether to hear an appeal from the son of Dickie Scruggs. The Court will have a conference Feb. 15 to decide to hear Zach Scruggs’ appeal. He was … Read More
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – Disgraced attorney Richard “Dickie” Scruggs’ appeal of his conviction will be heard early next year by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. On its schedule advisory, the court tentatively has penciled in oral arguments for … Read More
OXFORD, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – Disgraced plaintiffs attorneys Richard “Dickie” Scruggs argued during a two-day hearing that his guilty pleas in two judicial bribery schemes should be vacated.
ABERDEEN, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – Tort king Dickie Scruggs has won a chance to shorten his prison sentence at a hearing much like the trial he waived. Read More
ABERDEEN, Miss. – Tort king Dickie Scruggs, who disgraced Mississippi on his way to prison, aims to get out early by disgracing his brother-in-law, former U. S. Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A documentary that debuts Monday night chronicles personal injury lawyers who abused America’s civil justice system.
OXFORD, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – Zach Scruggs, the son of disgraced plaintiffs attorney Richard “Dickie” Scruggs, has petitioned to have his father brought in to testify in a hearing later this month.