Skilling Set Pace For White Collar Rulings In 2010

Law360, New York (December 27, 2010, 2:03 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on the honest services statute in the Skilling case was without a doubt the most important one for white collar lawyers in 2010, but several other key rulings from the year saw lower courts chipping away at the legal tools of prosecutors.

Despite the key rulings racked up by defense attorneys in the past year, prosecutors did have one big win in 2010. In the Galleon insider trading case, the court legitimized the use of wiretapping, a method previously confined to...
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