Tagged: U.S. Supreme Court

Kagan nominated to SCOTUS

U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan, a former Harvard Law School dean, was nominated by President Obama to be the 112th justice of the Supreme Court.  BU Law Professor Jack Beermann, an authority on the high court who knows the nominee well, says he see it as a strong plus that Kagan is not a sitting […]

Skilling gets SCOTUS appeal

Convicted Enron CEO Jeff Skilling will get the chance to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court his federal conviction on conspiracy, securities fraud, insider trading, and lying to auditors.  Law Professor Tamar Frankel, an authority on securities law and legal ethics, says it shouldn’t matter whether a manager directly or indirectly benefited from a wrongful act. […]