US Says Scruggs' Son's Bid For Quick Win Came Too Late

Law360, New York (May 4, 2011, 3:31 PM EDT) -- Prosecutors told a Mississippi federal judge Wednesday that a petition by the son of disgraced anti-tobacco attorney Richard Scruggs to have his bribery conviction thrown out was filed well after the limitations period expired and doesn't merit summary judgment.

That filing came a day after David Zachary Scruggs, who is trying to overturn the conviction tying him to his father's alleged bribery of a state judge, pressed his bid to have Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert Norman removed from the case.

"The petitioner suggests 'there is ......
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Mississippi Northern

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November 28, 2007

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