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Judge Delaughter Pleads Guilty to Putting Justice on Sale for Dickie Scruggs

This NYT article notes the guilty plea of Judge DeLaughter for obstruction of justice for tipping the scales in favor of asbestos and tobacco maven Dickie Scruggs. Stories of this sort are unfortunate reminders that John Grisham will never run out of grist for his novels exploring the many seamy sides of trying to dance on both sides of the many sharp edges in our legal system .


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Since becoming a lawyer in 1983, Kirk’s over 30 years of practice have focused on advising a wide range of corporations, associations, and individuals (as both plaintiffs and defendants) on both tort and commercial law issues centered around “mass torts.”


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