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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 30 Jul 2010

United States Supreme Court limits scope of federal criminal "honest services" fraud statute

In Skilling v United States, 2010 WL 2518587 (US Jun 24, 2010), the United States Supreme Court significantly limited the scope of a criminal statute used frequently by federal prosecutors to criminalize a wide range of behavior by business executives and public officials.

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