Before he had a chance to review the indictment alleging his client was at the center of a corrupt court system in Georgia, Harry Dixon Jr. on Friday laid out a familiar argument on behalf of former Judge Brooks Blitch III. "I don't think they will be able to prove he profited financially," said Dixon, echoing what former Georgia Gov. Roy Barnes said in the weeks before the judge resigned rather than face a Judicial Qualifications Commission trial that could have forced his removal from the bench.
Feds Make It Official, Indict Former Judge and Four Others
July 21, 2008