Monday, April 16, 2007

Supreme Court Lets the Vacating of the Lay Conviction Stand

Not unexpectedly, the Supreme Court refused to review the vacating of Ken Lay's conviction. (See here and here; see also Wall Street Jrl here) The law clearly holds that when an accused passes away prior to being sentenced, the indictment gets dismissed.

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