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December 12, 2006

That was quick... Skilling to start serving sentence

The AP reports here that, less than 24 hours after staying the start of his sentence (news here), the Fifth Circuit "denied former Enron Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Skilling's request to remain free during his appeal Tuesday and ordered him imprisoned immediately."  According to the AP story, the Fifth Circuit's "order notes 'serious frailties' in Skilling's convictions, [but] says those problems fail to raise a 'substantial question' likely to result in the overturning of all Skilling's convictions, as would be required to grant bail during appeal."

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Does anyone have a link to Schilling's motion? I'd be interested to see what issues he raised.

Posted by: Elson | Dec 13, 2006 2:29:24 AM

Try this site: Skilling bail motion

Posted by: seaton | Dec 14, 2006 11:31:46 PM

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