Vagueness To Take Center Stage At Skilling Hearing

Law360, New York (February 16, 2010, 5:56 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has three opportunities to rein in the federal honest services statute this session, but the case of former Enron Corp. honcho Jeffrey Skilling could be the one to make the court declare the law unconstitutionally vague.

On March 1, the high court will hear the arguments of the U.S. Department of Justice and those of Skilling's attorneys, who want the court to overturn his May 2006 convictions on 19 counts of fraud, conspiracy and insider trading.

The case against Skilling hangs on...
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