Tuesday, June 29, 2010
In today's Supreme Court Order, we see the first wave of cases being affected by the Skilling decision. The Court granted the Petitions for Writ of Certiorari in the following cases, and remanded them to the circuits listed below for reconsideration in light of the Skilling decision. This does not mean that the cases will automatically be dismissed, but it does open each of them to review in light of the fact that section 1346 only includes bribery and kickbacks.
Richard Scrushy v.United States; Don E. Siegelman v. United States - remanded to the Eleventh Circuit
Jack L. Hargrove v. United States - remanded to the Seventh Circuit (same Circuit as the Conrad Black case)
Imad S. Hereimi v. United States - remanded to the Ninth Circuit
Paula Harris v. United States - remanded to the Ninth Circuit
Mustafa Redzic v. United States - remanded to the Eighth Circuit