Enron Judge Limits Questions On Energy Crisis

Law360, New York (January 12, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Jurors in the upcoming trial of Enron executives Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling will hear only limited testimony about the company's role in the California energy crisis of 2001, and lurid tales of pornography use and extramarital affairs won't be admissible at all, a federal judge ruled Thursday.

The prosecution had asked U.S. District Judge Sim Lake for permission to introduce evidence that relates to allegations that Enron’s illegal trading and market manipulation contributed to the rolling blackouts in California in 2001.

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