When Enron Task Force prosecutors enter U.S. District Judge Sim Lake’s courtroom in Houston on Monday for the long-awaited trial of former Enron Corp. Chairman Kenneth Lay and former Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Skilling, the government lawyers will be toting baggage — both literal and figurative.

In the literal sense, the big criminal trial is document-intensive. In the figurative sense, the government lawyers have stumbled more than once in their four-year pursuit of Enron employees, and that track record follows them into Lake’s courtroom.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]