Professor Lund comments on the Supreme Court's overturn of the 2002 conviction of Arthur Andersen on an obstruction of justice charge
George Mason University Patrick Henry Professor of Law Nelson Lund provided comment in a USA Today article that focused on the U.S. Supreme Court's recent action to overturn the 2002 conviction of the Arthur Anderson company on obstruction of justice charges in the Enron case.
A Posthumous Victory, USA Today, June 1, 2005. By Greg Farrell.Excerpt:
"Nelson Lund, law professor at George Mason University, said: 'This case illustrates how dangerous overzealous prosecutors can be, especially when they attack politically unpopular targets. The Supreme Court unanimously rejected the prosecutor's distorted interpretation of a federal statute, but it was too late to save the defendant's reputation and business from being destroyed.' "