DeLaughter JACKSON, Miss. - Hinds County Circuit Court Judge Bobby DeLaughter, one of the players in an alleged judicial bribery scheme conducted by famed trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs, may soon be suspended from his job.
Starcher CHARLESTON, W. Va. - Concerning his ability to fairly decide on cases involving the businessman he has criticized, West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Larry Starcher wants to publicly clear the air.
Maynard CHARLESTON, W. Va. - Federal investigators were apparently sniffing around the West Virginia Supreme Court while the Justices were preparing to hear a high-profile case for a second time.
Don Barrett, head of the KLG GULFPORT, Miss. - An engineering and analysis firm says it cannot comply with a State Farm Insurance Cos. subpoena in a Hurricane Katrina case because it would violate a settlement reached with the former Scruggs Katrina Group.
McGraw CHARLESTON, W. Va. - West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw will not relent in his civil suit against the former director of a federally and state-funded senior center recently acquitted of a federal charge that he illegally cashed in more than $31,000 in sick leave.
McGraw CHARLESTON, W. Va. - West Virginia lawmakers have passed a bill that will require the state's Attorney General to notify them of any large amounts of money that might be coming their way.
Jerry Brown SACRAMENTO – Global pharmaceutical giant Abbott Laboratories is in the crosshairs of an 18-state lawsuit announced today involving alleged anti-trust violations.
Hood JACKSON, Miss. - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said Monday he hopes that the saga of admitted felon and prominent trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs won't become another reason for Republicans and Democrats to fight.
Scruggs JACKSON, Miss. - Now that he's an admitted felon, famed trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs' money is no good to some.
OXFORD, Miss. - The man who gave now-troubled trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs state power to fight tobacco companies will help represent Scruggs' son Zach in his battle against judicial bribery charges.
Brown SACRAMENTO – With less than a month to go before the end of tax season, California's Attorney General, Jerry Brown, has requested an injunction against tax preparation giant, H&R Block.
Dickie Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. - Saved by his father's guilty plea, Zach Scruggs will apparently avoid jail time but surrender his law license.
Hood JACKSON, Miss. - In catching high-profile plaintiffs lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs in a judicial bribery scheme, the federal government's methods of investigation worked perfectly, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said Friday.
Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. - One of the most powerful plaintiffs attorneys in the country has admitted to trying to grease the wheels of justice.
OXFORD, Miss. - Indicted trial lawyer Sidney Backstrom has told a federal judge that he has no interest in being put on trial alongside high-profile attorney Richard "Dickie" Scruggs as the two battle judicial bribery charges.
McGraw CHARLESTON, W. Va. - West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw made two announcements earlier this month, one a settlement and the other he called a "small victory in the battle against cross-border advance fee loan scams."
McGraw CHARLESTON, W. Va. - West Virginia lawmakers have stopped bickering with Attorney General Darrell McGraw long enough to agree with a settlement designed by McGraw and Gov. Joe Manchin that would use settlement dollars to create sales tax breaks.
Brown SACRAMENTO -- Despite California Attorney General Jerry Brown's new focus on outreach, California communities who fail to address greenhouse gases may still wind up in court.
Dr. Paul Lees-Haley A new psychological test that claims to reveal whether an injured plaintiff is really suffering has launched a bunfight amongst psychologists on both sides of personal-injury lawsuits.
Spitzer NEW YORK - Faced with a potentially career-ending prostitution scandal, New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer is being called on to resign by the state's Republican party.