Supreme Court to Consider Honest Services Fraud The Champion
By Paul Hastings Professional
The Supreme Court will hear arguments this term in three important cases involving the federal honest services fraud statute, 18 U.S.C. § 1346.1 The review comes in the wake of a caustic dissenting opinion Justice Scalia wrote earlier this year, in which he criticized the Courts refusal to hear arguments in another honest services fraud case, and amidst wide-ranging disagreements among the circuit courts as to the scope and elements of the statute.
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