Posts Tagged ‘Dickie Scruggs’

OUR VIEW: ‘King of Torts’ has finally abdicated

by MBJ Staff Published: October 11,2013

Tags: Business, Dickie Scruggs, law, Mississippi, Oxford

Dickie Scruggs’ drama is finally over. The U.S. Supreme Court has chosen not to hear an appeal from the former attorney who earned the nickname “King of Torts” and amassed a fortune from the tobacco-related lawsuits in the 1990s. Scruggs, who practiced out of Oxford, pleaded guilty to trying to influence a Mississippi judge back […] [...]

Federal prosecutor’s memoir highlights his law and order career

Retired federal prosecutor John Hailman’s book “From Midnight to Guntown” is a page-turning, tell-all of some of the U.S. Attorney Office’s best-known as well as obscure cases in North Mississippi from bank robbers to corrupt supervisors. With twisty plots and colorful characters reminiscent of a John Grisham thriller, Hailman offers a candid and captivating perspective […] [...]

Curtis Wilkie, Part 3

by Stephen McDill Published: March 31,2011

Tags: Curtis Wilkie, Dickie Scruggs, Haley Barbour

RAYMOND- Curtis Wilkie, author of “The Fall of the House of Zues”, talks about Southern politics and Haley Barbour. [...]

Curtis Wilkie, Part 2

by Stephen McDill Published: March 31,2011

Tags: Curtis Wilkie, Dickie Scruggs, Haley Barbour

RAYMOND- Curtis Wilkie, author of “The Fall of the House of Zues”, talks about his book, Southern politics and the saga of Dickie Scruggs. [...]

Curtis Wilkie, Part 1

by Stephen McDill Published: March 30,2011

Tags: Curtis Wilkie, Dickie Scruggs, Haley Barbour

RAYMOND- Curtis Wilkie, author of “The Fall of the House of Zues”, talks about his book, Southern politics and the saga of Dickie Scruggs. [...]

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