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McDonnell v. United States

Categories: Crime/Justice,Headlines,Supreme Court/courts,Virginia Issues

https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/15-474

Unanimous decision of the Supreme Court that vacates the conviction of former governor Robert McDonnell.  The court ruled that McDonnell had not performed official acts on behalf of the businessman who gave him gifts and that he was convicted for conduct that was not unlawful. From the Legal Information Institute of the Cornell University Law School