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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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Documentary at Sundance film festival features Oliver Diaz

By Stephen McDill The upcoming 2011 Sundance Film Festival will feature a familiar face in Mississippi politics. Former state Supreme Court justice Oliver Diaz will be included in the documentary “Hot Coffee.” The film, a behind-the-scenes look at tort law and the civil justice system, is set to screen Jan. 24 at the Utah film festival. Produced and directed by ...

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