Speech to Text for Former judge Henry Lackey passes away
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is calhoun county. heavy hearts this afternoon after the passing of a longtimepillar has died. former circuit court judge henry lackey. the mississippi supreme court confirmed lackey's passing this morning. he served the 3rd judicial district for several years but he is best known as the judge whose integrity led to the downfall of famed trial lawyer dickie scruggs and his colleagues he was offered a bribe to rule in favor of scruggs law firm in a case over legal fees. but judge lackey did the honorable thing and turned to federal officials and the rest as they say is history. tributes have been pouring in for the lackey on social media with many calling him a champion for justice. funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.