Texas Attorney General John Cornyn's ethics investigation into how five prominent Texas plaintiffs' lawyers acquired the state's tobacco litigation is coming to a head in state court. Cornyn wants a Houston judge to decide if the AG's office can depose the attorneys -- who were hired by Cornyn's predecessor. Meanwhile, the AG's office is turning up the heat by making public the sworn statements from three other plaintiffs' lawyers.
Investigation of Texas Tobacco Litigators Still Smokin'
July 22, 2002