Q&A: Skilling's Lawyer on the Appeal

Daniel Petrocelli, who won the civil case against O.J. Simpson, discusses how he will likely appeal the former Enron CEO's guilty verdict

His company collapsed in a matter of weeks, but Jeffrey Skilling will have much longer than that to contemplate what went down. The former chief executive of Enron was sentenced on Oct. 23 to 24 years in prison and ordered to pay $45 million in restitution to former Enron shareholders. "As the many victims have so eloquently testified, his crimes have imposed on hundreds, if not thousands, a life sentence of poverty," said U.S. District Court Judge Simeon Lake III.

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