Chief Justice Laura Denvir Stith JEFFERSON CITY -- Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice Laura Denvir Stith wants to change parts of the selection process for Supreme Court Justices that critics claim are too secretive.
Scruggs BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - In response to indicted trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs calling their motivations for bringing criminal charges against him into question, three federal prosecutors say Scruggs needs to give it a rest.
Maynard CHARLESTON, W. Va. - West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Spike Maynard has recused himself from a case involving Massey Energy, the third time he has done so since photographs surfaced of he and the company's CEO together in Monaco.
Mike Turpen (L) OKLAHOMA CITY -- Scoring a contingency fee contract from Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson to take on the poultry industry's biggest names in a pollution lawsuit takes connections.
CHICAGO - A products liability suit filed against Bausch & Lomb in the Circuit Court of Cook County was removed to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois by the defendants on Jan. 14.
SACRAMENTO - Mercedes-Benz is accused of selling new vehicles equipped with safety devices it knew would be obsolete as of the first of the year, according to a class action compliant filed Feb. 1 in federal court.
Benjamin CHARLESTON, W. Va. - West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin should not participate in a $240 million case involving his largest campaign contributor, the companies hoping to preserve the verdict feel.
Jeff Wigand...Russell Crowe played his role in the movie, "The Insider." WHEELING, W. Va. - In a Disney film, "The Insider," scientist Jeff Wigand and lawyer Dickie Scruggs save America from evil cigarette makers.