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HOUSTON -- Shouting matches between the judge and defense lawyers have given Arthur Andersen LLP's obstruction of justice trial a splash of drama, with tempers flaring during the second week of the proceedings.
But while jurors may get wind of the histrionics, the trial's outcome likely hinges on how the judge instructs them to evaluate whether the firm ordered illegal document shredding, experts say.
This week, while jurors waited out of earshot, whispered arguments took place before U.S. District Judge Melinda Harmon.