SCOTUS Hears Oral Arguments in Conrad Black Case on “Honest Services” Law

On Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the Conrad Black case and that of co-Appellant Weyhrauch. Both cases turn on constitutional challenges to the 18 U.S.C. § 1346 and its clause that creates a federal crime whenever the alleged fraudulent activity deprives people of honest services. The oral arguments seem suggest that the Court is strongly considering invalidating this law. Read More...