Supreme Court To Review Skilling's Enron Conviction

Law360, New York (October 13, 2009, 6:20 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear former Enron Corp. CEO Jeffrey Skilling's appeal of his convictions stemming from the massive fraud that led to the energy giant's collapse.

The high court granted Skilling's petition for certiorari on Tuesday, nine months after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit rejected the disgraced executive's bid for an en banc rehearing of his case.

Skilling is challenging the appeals court's Jan. 6 ruling that upheld his convictions on 19 counts of fraud, conspiracy and insider...
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