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Supreme Court Reviews Accounting Firm's Enron Conviction

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Supreme Court Reviews Accounting Firm's Enron Conviction

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Supreme Court Reviews Accounting Firm's Enron Conviction

Supreme Court Reviews Accounting Firm's Enron Conviction

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Enron's former auditing firm, Arthur Andersen, is trying to get its conviction for witness tampering thrown out in a case now before the Supreme Court. Andersen argues that its practice of shredding documents from completed audits was routine and legal, and company officials had no criminal intent in ordering it.