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Ex-Enron Chief Not Guilty, Widow Says

Feds want $13M from his estate, but must re-prove crimes

(Newser) - Ex-Enron chief Ken Lay is innocent, and the feds shouldn't drain $13 million from his estate in a civil suit—at least not according to his widow. Linda Lay's filing today denies "any criminal activity on the part of Kenneth L. Lay, including his alleged participation in securities fraud,... More »

Justice Switched Focus to Sex, Terror & Immigrants

Feds back off from mob and white collar crime

(Newser) - As the Senate Judiciary Committee today considers the nomination of Michael Mukasey as attorney general, data shows a profound shift in focus by the Justice Department over the 7 years of the Bush administration. The prosecution of mobsters, white collar criminals, environmental crimes and civil rights violations have taken a... More »

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