Paul Minor, a friend and plaintiff’s lawyer from Mississippi, was indicted on a bunch of charges, including bribery. Oliver Diaz, Jr., a member of the Mississippi Supreme Court whom I got to know during some trips to Mississippi, was also indicted.
The trial has been going on for weeks. Last week, Justice Diaz was found “not guilty” on all counts and Paul was found “not guilty” on several counts and the jury was hung on some others.
Some folks say that Paul and the Justice’s most damning sin was that they were Democrats.