Attorney Duo Bolts From Scruggs' Side

Law360, New York (January 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Barely a month after the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided their firm's office, two Mississippi attorneys who have been defending famed plaintiffs' lawyer Richard “Dickie” Scruggs in a bribery scandal have opted to resign from his legal team.

On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Neal Biggers granted the request of Joey Langston and Billy Quin, both of the Langston law firm, to withdraw as Scruggs' counsel as he fights allegations that he bribed a state court judge while working on a case on behalf of Hurricane Katrina...
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