hursday, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals agreed his 2008 conviction and sentence should stand.
“Everybody’s very disappoint- ed,” said Scruggs’ chief attorney, Edward “Chip” Robertson Jr.
“We’re just going to have to spend some time digesting what the court said and see if we have any grounds for appeal.”
Now 37, Scruggs was arrested on Nov. 28, 2007, along with his famous litigator father Richard F. “Dickie” Scruggs and three others on multi-count indictments accusing them of conspiracy, wire fraud and attempted bribery of Circuit Judge Henry L. Lackey of Calhoun City.
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