Scruggs Son Wants Rehearing On Summary Judgment

Law360, New York (May 20, 2011, 6:02 PM EDT) -- David Zachary Scruggs, convicted of failing to expose his father's scheme to bribe a state judge, on Thursday asked a Mississippi federal court to reconsider its decision not to grant his entire motion for summary judgment.

Scruggs is one of several people who has fought to wipe clean their convictions in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in U.S. v. Skilling, which found that the federal honest services statute should be applied only in cases of bribery and kickbacks. His attorneys wrote in the...
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