Texas Atty Netted In Criminal Probe Over Judicial Bribery

Law360, New York (August 22, 2011, 8:32 PM EDT) -- Marc Rosenthal of Rosenthal & Watson PC became the latest charged in an investigation into a scheme to bribe a Texas judge for favorable rulings, with prosecutors adding accusations of paying for false testimony and potential plaintiffs, according to an indictment unsealed Monday.

Rosenthal, an Austin-based personal injury lawyer, is Texas prosecutors' latest target in the bribery scheme probe that has netted guilty pleas from former Cameron County Judge Abel Corral Limas, ex-Texas lawmaker and Rosenthal colleague Jose "Jim" Solis, and a middleman.

Prosecutors say that...
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