Hinds County Circuit Court Judge Jeff Weill has issued a 123-page opinion citing extensive new evidence that Eaton Corp. and its lawyers knew that Ed Peters was improperly influencing Judge Bobby DeLaughter and then tried to cover it up.

Allison Grant of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has the story, which allows viewing of the order. Among the new significant findings:

  • Eaton’s general counsel Mark McGuire lied when he stated he had no knowledge of Peters’ actions; and
  • Eaton CEO Alexander Cutler may have lied in a May affidavit.

I will have a long post giving my take on Judge Weill’s order next week.

Here are my prior posts on Eaton v. Frisby.