(Scott Johnson) Noel Francisco and James Burnham practice law at Jones Day in Washington, D.C. They represented former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell against the federal corruption charges brought against him and his wife by the government. Show More Summary
AS CORRUPTION cases go, it might have seemed small beer. In 2014 Bob McDonnell, a former governor of Virginia and his wife, Maureen, were convicted of trading their office for $177,000 in sweetheart loans, gifts and trips from a smooth-talking executive who wanted the state to promote his disputed tobacco-derived dietary product.
Bob McDonnell owes more than a debt of gratitude to the lawyers who defended him through years of legal troubles against the federal government. The Associated Press reported Friday that the former Virginia governor owes his legal team...Show More Summary
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) still owes more than $10 million to the lawyers who ultimately got his federal corruption conviction overturned, the AP reports.
Federal prosecutors announced Thursday that they will not retry Republican former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on public corruption charges, and will drop charges against his wife Maureen McDonnell. McDonnell was convicted on federal corruption charges in 2014 and sentenced to two years in prison. Show More Summary
In 2009, the Washington Post ran dozens of stories on the burning issue of Bob McDonnell's grad school thesis. Week after week, Post...
The decision by the Justice Department to not retry McDonnell ends a four-year legal drama that upended a promising political career.
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The Justice Department said Thursday that it would cease its prosecution of Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.
The Department of Justice is dismissing all charges against former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell. In June, the Supreme Court overturned McDonnell’s corruption convictions, contending that the prosecutors – and jury – had stretchedShow More Summary
WELL, THEY GOT MCAULIFFE IN, SO MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: DOJ decides not to retry former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. So we have Ted Stevens, Tom Delay, Rick Perry, Scott Walker, and this... and the GOP does nothing.
Prosecutors will not pursue another case against Bob McDonnell after his corruption conviction was overturned.
The Supreme Court voted unanimously this June to overturn his corruption conviction. [ more › ]
U.S. Supreme Court overturned former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption conviction in June
Federal prosecutors say they are moving to drop corruption charges against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell.
Two months after a Supreme Court defeat, the U.S. Justice Department moved Thursday to dismiss its corruption case against the former Virginia governor and his wife.
Some good news on a case that was a complete joke to begin with. Bob McDonnell was convicted of federal corruption charges for actions he took in the state of Virginia - actions that were likely ethically challenged, but perfectly legal in the state of Virginia. Show More Summary
Federal prosecutors will not pursue another case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell or his wife after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned his corruption conviction last month, the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia said Thursday. The decision ends a yearlong legal saga for...
Bob McDonnell can breathe a sigh of relief. The federal government isn’t going to seek a retrial on the former Republican...
The Supreme Court overturned his corruption conviction in June