Transcript of the Scruggs Sentencing hearing and other news reactions

June 30, 2008

 

Numerous stories have come out since Friday’s sentencing of Dickie Scruggs. Below you will find links to some of the most interesting of the many articles written:

The Sun Herald has posted a complete copy of the Sentence Hearing Transcript here:

http://www.sunherald.com/newsupdates/v-print/story/653064.html

See AG Hood’s comments:

http://legalnewsline.com/news/213854-ag-hood-somber-about-scruggs-sentencing

Here’s a photo of Dickie Scruggs and son Zach Scruggs (who will be sentenced this Wednesday) walking into the court house:

http://www.thedmonline.com/media/storage/paper876/news/2008/06/27/News/Breaking.News.Judge.Hands.Down.Full.Sentence.For.Scruggs-3386093.shtml

Here is a Clarion Ledger article quoting Attorney Jones who was involved in the suit with Mr Scruggs over the disputed attorney fees in the suit which was involved in the bribery charges:

http://www.clarionledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080629/NEWS/806290371&s=d&page=3#pluckcomments

I’d also check out Legalnewsline.com for some of the best articles I’ve read including this one:

Full Five for Emotional Scruggs/ Hinds case-2nd bribery case mentioned in this article as well:

http://legalnewsline.com/news/213839-full-five-for-emotional-regretful-scruggs

WSJ Law blog reports Scruggs nearly fainted and had to be seated during sentencing:

http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2008/06/27/breaking-news-scruggs-gets-5-years-in-prison/?mod=googlenews_wsj

 

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