Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. - Long seen as an advocate for the underdogs who take on large corporations, Mississippi trial lawyer Richard Scruggs has apparently shown a different side to one of his colleagues.
Chief Justice Kay McFarland (R) TOPEKA -- The future of two contentious coal-fired power stations proposed for southwest Kansas now lies in the hands of the Kansas Supreme Court.
BALTIMORE - Maryland is one of eight states that has decided to sue tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds over allegations that the company has violated certain advertising restrictions of 1998's Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. - New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo received some more support from a colleague Monday in his mission to make the relicensing of Indian Point nuclear power plant more difficult.
Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. - No longer will prominent trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs represent his clients who have pending Hurricane Katrina-related lawsuits their insurance companies.
Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. - A little more than a week before a federal grand jury indicted prominent Mississippi trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs, the state judge he allegedly attempted to bribe and two others recused themselves from presiding over the case from which the indictment sprung.
Harron CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Clarksburg attorney Jerald E. Jones said he is surprised CSX Transportation had trouble serving papers to Dr. Ray Harron in a federal lawsuit.
Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. - Attorney Timothy Balducci pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon to charges that he conspired to attempt to bribe a state judge and is now helping federal prosecutors with their case against prominent trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs.
Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. - In less than seven weeks, prominent Mississippi trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs will go on trial for allegedly conspiring to bribe a state judge.
Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. - Dickie Scruggs, acting on behalf of three million Mississippians in the 1990s, smuggled stolen documents to Congress, cheated a professor out of millions, and withheld fees from a lawyer he fired, according to the apparent victims of his actions.
Fordice OXFORD, Miss. - Ten years after the Supreme Court of Mississippi turned the Attorney General's office into a mint cranking out easy money for lucky lawyers, the luckiest one of all is dragging down the whole state.
Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. - Three judges in Richard "Dickie" Scruggs' hometown of Oxford made the right decision when they separated themselves from the fee-dispute case that hatched a federal indictment against the prominent trial lawyer, a close follower of the events says.
JACKSON, Miss. - As one of his special assistant attorneys general pleads guilty to a bribery charge and one of his largest campaign contributors prepares to defend himself against the same, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has become uncharacteristically tight-lipped.
Starcher CHARLESTON, W. Va. - West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Larry Starcher apologized Thursday to the attorney to whom he recently referred as "window dressing" because of her Pakistani descent.
Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. - Because his defense team is so spread out and he's facing criminal charges in more than one court, indicted Mississippi trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs says he needs to be allowed back on board his private jet.
Scruggs BOONEVILLE, Miss. - The FBI was searching the office of the attorney representing indicted trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs on Monday.
Hood JACKSON, Miss. - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says the only connection between his case against State Farm and the indictment of prominent trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs is a fictional one.
Justice Warren W. Matthews JUNEAU -- Alaskan health bureaucrats have hailed a recent Supreme Court ruling that holds store owners legally liable if their employees - even unknowingly - sell tobacco to minors.
Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. - Allan Alexander sounded more like an airline industry spokesperson than a federal magistrate judge in one of her recent orders.
Attorney at The Langston Law Firm in Booneville, Miss. Son of Joe Ray Langston, who founded The Langston Law Firm in 1964. Millsaps College; University of Mississippi School of Law (J.D. - 1983).