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That Won’t Help You Where You’re Going

[ 0 ] May 31, 2005 |

The Supreme Court today threw out the conviction of Arthur Andersen. It doesn’t seem likely that this will have a major impact on other Enron convictions; indeed, it’s possible that Andersen could still get convicted over a retrial. The unanimous decision threw out the conviction on the grounds of tendentious instructions to the jury which would have covered lawful conduct; one would hope that this isn’t necessary to obtain convictions.

…Actual law-talkin’ person iocaste has more.