Sun Herald runs with "Diaz's dissent raises ruckus"- Clarion Ledger calls split a "chasm"

Leave it to Anita Lee to pick up the Diaz story¬†and run while Patsy got stuck with the run around from the Daily Journal’s lawyer. Lee’s story includes quotes from Diaz, former Justice Chuck McRae, Justice Dickinson and retired Jackson attorney Alex Alston.

…”I’m just very disappointed with the court,” said Alex Alston, a highly respected Jackson attorney who can speak out because he has retired. “It looks like if the court wanted to do anything, it would err on the side of disclosure.”

Diaz called the court’s decision not to publish his opinion “unprecedented.” But Supreme Court Justice Jess Dickinson, who is also from the Coast, told the Sun Herald on Friday that Diaz’s dissent came in a case the court voted to send back to the trial court. No opinion was issued with the majority vote, he said, and there was nothing in the order to dissent to. Continue reading “Sun Herald runs with "Diaz's dissent raises ruckus"- Clarion Ledger calls split a "chasm"”