Enron Defense Previews Dirty Tactics

Law360, New York (January 10, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Defense lawyers for Enron’s tarnished former CEO Jeffrey Skilling and ex-chairman Kenneth Lay offered a preview of their hard-charging strategy this week by stating their intention to question witnesses over their use of pornography, drugs and prostitutes and the state of their mental health.

In court papers filed Monday, lawyers hinted they would take aim, in particular, at the energy giant’s former finance executive, Andrew Fastow, in the hopes of discrediting him as a government witness.

Fastow is believed to be the witness lawyers described in...
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