[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Wednesday that errors in the prosecution’s case against former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling [JURIST news archives] are harmless, denying Skilling a new trial. The court, however, went on to vacate the original sentence against Skilling and remand for resentencing due to lower court error. The appeals court said:[The] five fraudulent schemes, which formed a large part of the basis for the Government’s proof at trial,…