Former Alabama Governor Siegelman – lead from the courtroom in shackles – has been released from prison pending the outcome of his appeal. Mississippi lawyer Hiram Eastland, Jr., of Greenwood wrote the brief that won his release. Actual release will take place later today – no later than in the morning – according to Eastland.
Those speculating about pleas to come from USA v Moultrie and comparing the case to USA v Scruggs may find this perspective on pleading guilty of interest.
Some folks had an itch about Scruggs that they used his indictment to scratch. If there are any fleas on Musgrove, chances are there’ll be a lot more scratching in USA v Moultrie.
Given their history of covering the beef plant failure and tax payer loss, the Clarion-Ledger is certain to keep a focus on these latest developments – Salter alone has three blog posts going.