Zach Scruggs – Probably the first legal victory we’ve had in 5 years

Dickie Scruggs’ son, Zach, said Tuesday that Jackson is the only one of his children to remember their grandfather outside of prison visits.

“The judge’s decision is probably the first victory we’ve had in five years,” said Zach Scruggs.

Five years ago today, Mississippi’s legal community and Lafayette County generally were shocked by the arrests of the two Scruggses, a law partner and two others.

They were accused of a 2007 conspiracy to bribe Judge Henry L. Lackey, who presided over a legal-fees lawsuit against the Scruggses and others.

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