Securities Law Prof Blog

Editor: Eric C. Chaffee
Univ. of Toledo College of Law

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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