Dickie Scruggs, “I second that eMotion” filed late yesterday

…but the way things are going, you may want to call Smokey Robinson for a Miracle.

A Motion and set of Exhibits filed in USA v Scruggs and Bankstrom late yesterday requested Reconsideration of the Anonymous Jury Order – not a bad idea since the Order met the legal standard for the ruling by considering unproven “allegations and inferences” sworn to in open court by Tim Balducci and others as”evidence”. Continue reading “Dickie Scruggs, “I second that eMotion” filed late yesterday”

Backstrom seeks to “keep justice alive” with new Motion


Frank Trapp, attorney for Sid Backstrom, filed a Renewed Motion to Sever in Oxford today. Let’s put people to the paper. Consider the words of former Chief Justice Warren – it is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive – and Kohlberg’s thoughts on the principles of justice:

The principles of justice require us to treat the claims of all parties in an impartial manner, respecting the basic dignity, of all people as individuals [and] guide us toward decisions based on an equal respect for all…the principle that everyone is given full and equal respect…

Sid Bankstrom is asking the Court for justice – a separate trial where the claims against him will be treated in an impartial manner by a jury seated in respect of his dignity.