Feds Bounce Back After High Court's Skilling Blow

Law360, New York (June 21, 2013, 6:52 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors bristled in 2010 when the U.S. Supreme Court limited the use of a sweeping anti-corruption law in a case against former Enron Corp. CEO Jeffrey Skilling, but in the years since they have found creative ways around the high court's roadblock, defense attorneys say.

The June 24, 2010, decision found that the honest services fraud statute, which makes it a crime to deprive others of the right to "honest services," applies only to cases involving bribery and kickbacks. The ruling remanded Skilling's conviction and...
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