Today the Fifth Circuit heard arguments in the appeal of former Enron CEO Jeffrey K. Skilling from his criminal conviction for fraud. But by the time that session rolled around, in the East Courtroom of the magnificent John Minor Wisdom Court of Appeals Building in New Orleans, the same panel heard three other Enron cases.
Blawgletter wonders if Their Honors felt some Enron overload.
We don’t know what specific issues the first three cases involve, but they all look to us like civil matters. See the Court’s schedule here.
The panel members? Circuit Judges Jerry E. Smith and Edward C. Prado and Western District of Texas District Judge Alia Moses Ludlum. Now inhabitating a cell in Minnesota, Mr. Skilling hopes they rule soon. His way