In an attempt to clear its ruined name, Arthur Andersen LLP made its plea to the Supreme Court Wednesday for a reversal of the firm's 2002 conviction for obstruction of justice in the Enron Corp. case.
The formerly venerable accounting firm, destroyed after it was found guilty for its role in the December 2001 implosion of the now infamous energy company -- Andersen's largest client -- argued that its conviction should be reversed because of improper jury instructions.
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