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(VIDEO) Oliver Diaz talks about "Hot Coffee" documentary

Jackson attorney and former state justice Oliver Diaz spoke with MBJ-TV and MBJ editor Ross Reily this week about his involvement in the recently released HBO documentary “Hot Coffee.” Directed by lawyer turned filmmaker Susan Saladoff, the movie premiered last year at the Sundance Film Festival. Diaz said it focuses on several high-profile tort litigation cases including the landmark “McDonald’s hot ...

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Insurance co. wants Diaz kicked off case

JACKSON — An insurance company wants former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Oliver Diaz kicked off a lawsuit involving imprisoned former attorney Paul Minor. Minor, meanwhile, thinks the federal judge in the case should step down because he’s the same judge who presided the criminal case that sent Minor and two former judges to prison. Minor, Diaz, and former Harrison County ...

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Minor takes appeal to US Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked by Paul Minor to review the judicial corruption case that sent the former lawyer and two judges to prison. Minor was a prominent tort lawyer before being convicted in 2007 with former Harrison County judges John Whitfield and Wes Teel. Prosecutors said Minor orchestrated a complicated scheme in which he guaranteed loans for ...

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