|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Mar 1, 2010
||Jun 24, 2010||9-0||Ginsburg||OT 2009|
Holding: (1) Former Enron C.E.O. Jeffrey Skilling had a fair trial before an impartial jury despite publicity about his case before trial and community prejudice; and (2) the federal law that makes it a crime to deprive people of â€œhonest servicesâ€ covers only bribery and kickback schemes.
Judgment: Affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on June 24, 2010. Justice Sotomayor filed a partial dissent, joined by Justice Stevens and Breyer. Justice Sotomayor also concurred in part.