Jay Nixon JEFFERSON CITY -- The Missouri governor's mansion now looks to be Attorney General Jay Nixon's to lose in November.
Starcher CHARLESTON, W.Va. - State Supreme Court Justice Larry Starcher reportedly has asked for an independent probe into the relationship between Chief Justice Spike Maynard and Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.
Hood JACKSON, Miss. - On Nov. 6, state Attorney General Jim Hood was the most popular man in Mississippi.
Borat MONTGOMERY -- The Alabama Supreme Court has shortened by one the line to sue comedian Sacha Baron-Cohen after making an embarrassing appearance in his 2006 movie "Borat."
Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. - Attorney Grady Tollison thinks that if things were any worse in Oxford, it would be really bad for his safety.
Martha Coakley BOSTON -- Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has moved closer to settling with two of the three companies held most responsible for failures in parts of Boston's "Big Dig" road tunnel.
Keker OXFORD, Miss. - The defense team of indicted trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs plans to argue that Scruggs had no role in an alleged bribery scheme and the U.S. government misled those who authorized wiretaps.
Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. - Federal judge Neal Biggers was either making a joke about Mississippi lawyers or simply voicing his opinion on a rule that requires defendants like prominent trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs to employ local counsel Wednesday.
Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. - For a second time, the trial of prominent Mississippi trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs is being pushed back by more than a month.
Randy Pierce JACKSON -- A former Democratic state congressman with cross-over political appeal has jumped out early to take on a Mississippi Supreme Court incumbent in November's election.
Maynard CHARLESTON - The owner of a now-bankrupt coal company again has questioned the relationship between West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Spike Maynard and Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.
Hood JACKSON, Miss. - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said Monday that he is disappointed in one of his largest campaign contributors, an attorney hired twice by him to represent the State of Mississippi in court, though he won't prosecute him.
Langston OXFORD, Miss. - Two more have pleaded guilty to bribery charges in the ongoing saga of indicted trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs, according to recently unsealed documents.
Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. - Some of the defendants in the Richard "Dickie" Scruggs bribery case again have asked for the U.S. government's evidence, while one name was conspicuous by its absence.
Chief Justice John G. Roberts WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court gave early hints this week of leaning towards allowing state-based voter-ID laws in opening proceedings.
Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. - After a day of heavy attorney movement in the saga of indicted trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs, federal judge Neal Biggers put everybody back where they were.
Maynard CHARLESTON, W. Va. - Justice Elliott Maynard had been the only member of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals not to stand out in a $76 million case against Massey Energy and its CEO, Don Blankenship.
Farese OXFORD, Miss. - The son of indicted trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs is following in the footsteps of his father.
Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. - While the withdrawal of his last attorney continues to be unexplained, indicted trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs on Wednesday presented a federal court with his newest counsel.
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius TOPEKA -- Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius will probably keep everybody guessing down to the wire over who will succeed the disgraced Paul Morrison as state attorney general.