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Kentucky Prison Awaits Scruggs' Arrival

Law360 (July 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Famed plaintiffs lawyer Richard “Dickie” Scruggs was ordered Wednesday to report to a federal prison in Ashland, Ky., by Aug. 4 to start serving a five-year sentence for conspiring to bribe a Mississippi state judge.

Meanwhile, Scruggs' son, David Zachary, and Sidney Backstrom, who are also defendants in the case, have been ordered to report to prison by Aug. 4 and Aug. 15, respectively, according to court documents filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi.

David Zachary Scruggs will serve his...
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