11th Circ. Sides With VA Worker, Cites Skilling

Law360, New York (October 11, 2010, 5:30 PM EDT) -- A former social worker for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs found guilty of illegally sending disabled veterans to a care home that she owned has won a partial reversal of her six-count conviction in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the case of ex-Enron chief Jeffrey Skilling that narrowed the scope of honest services fraud.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Friday reversed four counts of honest services fraud against Bridgette Davidson and remanded the case to the U.S....
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