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Judge refuses to toss Scruggs' corruption conviction

OXFROD — A federal judge yesterday refused to throw out the 2008 conviction of attorney Zach Scruggs in a corruption case that also involved his father, well-known trial lawyer Dickie Scruggs. Zach Scruggs pleaded guilty to knowing about — but not reporting — illegal contacts with a judge. Since his release from prison in 2010, he has insisted on his ...

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Supreme Court refuses to reinstate attorney's license

JACKSON — The Mississippi Supreme Court yesterday refused for a second time to reinstate to the practice of law a former attorney disbarred after his conviction of federal conspiracy charges in 2003. Joe Gregory Stewart was sentenced in 2004 to six months house arrest after pleading guilty to federal charges of being involved in a scheme in which he and ...

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