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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Jeff Skillings' Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court accepted certiorari in Enron executive Jeffrey Skilling's appeal from his conviction on two issues:  (1) prejudicial pretrial publicity prevented him from getting a fair trial, and (2) the statute that makes it a crime "to deprive another of the intangible right of honest services" is unconstitutionally vague.  (The Supreme Court has accepted Conrad Black's appeal on the latter ground as well.)

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