On June 24, 2010, in Skilling v. United States, 561 U.S. ___ (2010), the Supreme Court vacated former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling’s conviction, holding that the honest services fraud statute, which makes it a crime to use the mail or wires in a scheme or artifice “to deprive another of the intangible right of honest services” passes constitutional scrutiny only when limited to bribery and kickback schemes. Skilling’s conspiracy conviction relied on the honest services fraud statute, but did not involve either bribery or kickbacks.
Please see full alert below for more information.
Firefox recommends the PDF Plugin for Mac OS X for viewing PDF documents in your browser.
We can also show you Legal Updates using the Google Viewer; however, you will need to be logged into Google Docs to view them.
Please choose one of the above to proceed!
LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.