TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Jan 9, 2015

A former Mississippi Chancery Court judge has been sentenced to five months in prison for obstruction of justice, WMC-TV reports. Joe Dale Walker of Monticello, Miss., pleaded guilty in October to witness tampering alleged in documents filed in U.S. District Court in Jackson. Prosecutors say Walker instructed a federal grand jury witness to destroy documents and then lied to FBI agents.