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Federal prosecutors failed to produce convincing evidence that a prominent Gulf Coast attorney bribed three judges and would have difficulty securing convictions if the case were to be retried, legal experts say. Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Oliver Diaz Jr. was found innocent on Friday of taking bribes from prominent attorney Paul Minor but the jury failed to reach verdicts on some of the 17 counts against Minor and two former judges.

Minor, one of Mississippi’s most politically active attorneys, was accused of using cash, loans and gifts to secure favorable decisions in cases before Diaz and former Judges Wes Teel and John Whitfield.

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