Prosecutors Go Back To The Future After Skilling

Law360, New York (October 19, 2010, 12:32 PM EDT) -- With one fewer arrow in their quiver in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision siding with ex-Enron honcho Jeffrey Skilling, federal prosecutors are looking to some old laws to push forward on cases involving honest services fraud allegations, white collar attorneys say.

Such cases have been under a cloud since June, when the high court stripped prosecutors of the honest services fraud charge – a key tool for fighting corruption by public officials and some corporate executives – except in cases that involve kickbacks...
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