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McDonnell v. United States, No. 15-474, 579 U.S. ___ (2016)

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Supreme Court Decision Restricts Government Prosecution of Political Corruption

Jackson Lewis P.C. • August 12, 2016
In a unanimous 8-0 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has vacated the political corruption convictions of former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell for conspiracy to commit honest services fraud and Hobbs Act extortion and making false statements to federal officials. McDonnell v. United States, No. 15-474, 579 U.S. ___ (2016).