Thursday, May 18, 2006

Prosecution's Closing Args in Enron

The case against Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling is now before the jury. Here's an article that discusses the prosecutor's closing arguments -- and also links to the 63 pages of jury instructions. Prosecutor Says Key Issue Is Whether Lay and Skilling Deceived Investors, Texas Lawyer, May 15, 2006.

Meanwhile, Lay's Bank Fraud Bench Trial Begins, Texas Lawyer, May 18, 2006. Judge Sim Lake (S.D. Tex.), who presided over the 16-week jury trial, is also the judge for the bench trial.

Image: Judge Sim Lake. Source: Third Branch, Feb. 2005, at 1.

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