The Enron Trial Stinks
I really can’t believe I beat Christine Hurt to this nugget.
According to the indispensable Enron Trial Blog, Friday’s proceedings were interrupted by a five minute break called by Judge Lake. Although the audience were told there were scheduling problems, in fact:
[T}hat five minutes was so Skilling's lawyer Daniel Petrocelli could scrub off his cologne. Apparently a juror in the front row found it overwhelming during his cross-examination of witness Mark Koenig this morning. She said she was gagging from the scent. She felt strongly enough to ask the court for an attorney fragrance correction.