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High court limits tool for white-collar prosecutors
Question of the Day
The Supreme Court sent the cases of former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling and newspaper magnate Conrad Black back to lower appeals courts to determine whether their convictions on multiple corruption charges should be vacated. The high court’s ruling overturned only their convictions on the “honest-services fraud” charges.
In the third case, the court ruled that the “honest-services fraud” charge cannot be used in the pending case against former Alaska state representative Bruce Weyhrauch.
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Ben Conery is a member of the investigative team covering the Supreme Court and legal affairs. Prior to coming to The Washington Times in 2008, Mr. Conery covered criminal justice and legal affairs for daily newspapers in Connecticut and Massachusetts. He was a 2006 recipient of the New England Newspaper Association’s Publick Occurrences Award for a series of articles about ...
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