October 10, 2006
by Gabriel Haboubi
Lawyers representing the estate of former Enron chairman Ken Lay have filed papers asking US District Judge Sim Lake to rule on a nearly two-month-old request to clear Lays record, dismissing his 2004 indictment and subsequent conviction. In 2004, the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals rule... ...[read more]
September 7, 2006
by Jaime Jansen
The US Justice Department filed a motion Wednesday requesting US District Judge Simeon T. Lake III defer a ruling on vacating the criminal record of former Enron CEO Kenneth Lay until former Enron executive Jeffrey Skilling is sentenced on October 23. Lay and Skilling were convicted of fraud and ...[read more]
August 16, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
US District Court Judge Sim Lake on Tuesday granted a request by a lawyer for former Enron CEO Kenneth Lay to supplant Lay's name in court records with Lay's estate. As probate law permits a legal representative of an estate to appear on behalf of the estate, the lawyer, Samuel Buffone, is... ...[read more]
August 10, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
An attorney for former Enron CEO Kenneth Lay has indicated that he intends to ask a federal court to vacate Lay's criminal convictions and dismiss the indictment in the case. Lawyer Samuel Buffone filed a motion in federal court Wednesday to supplant Lay's name in court records with Lay... ...[read more]

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