Attorney Joey Langston sentencing set for December - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

Jackson, MS 11/17/08

Attorney Joey Langston sentencing set for December

JACKSON, MS (WLBT)- The Booneville attorney who helped put Richard "Dickie" Scruggs behind bars will face sentencing next month.

Attorney Joey Langston will be sentenced December 16th for attempting to influence Hinds County Judge Bobby Delaughter.

Langston was representing Scruggs when Scruggs became entangled in a high profile bribery scandal last year. Langston told federal authorities he and Scruggs conspired to influence Delaughter in an asbestos case. He pleaded guilty.

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