Arthur Andersen appeared Wednesday to have won key support on the Supreme Court for its challenge to the law that makes it a crime to "corruptly persuade" others to destroy documents to make them unavailable for an official proceeding. Several justices seemed unsympathetic to the Justice Department's argument that Andersen violated the law when one of the accounting firm's lawyers reminded employees about its document retention policy just before the spreading Enron scandal enveloped Andersen.
Justices Skeptical of DOJ's Claims About Andersen Document Retention
April 28, 2005
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