“Perp Walk” For Ken Lay–All Defendants Equal?

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When ex-Enron Chairman Ken Lay surrendered this morning on a federal indictment, photographers lined up to take his picture as he turned himself in to the FBI and as he was taken into the back door of the Houston federal courthouse in handcuffs, The public display is called the "perp walk." The Houston Chronicle reports that until a number of large corporate failures, prosecutors were more willing to let certain defendants come to court on their own and not be seen in chains. Defense attorneys call it an outrage. "There's no real benefit to the public, no . . .

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