News Guardians’ original legal analysis by Greg Aldridge of Former Governor Bob McDonnell’s corruption charges was proven right today as the Supreme Court unanimously vacates all 11 convictions.
From the beginning Aldridge focused on the “official acts” the prosecution claimed the McDonnells has performed saying, “the federal law McDonnell was bring prosecuted under required that in addition to receiving what could be construed as a bribe, the government official in question had to take action in the official capacity of the office they hold. And no evidence was ever presented that either of the McDonnell’s took any official action”
The Supreme Court unanimously agreed and McDonnell will no longer have to serve the sentence handed down in his original convictions.
Read the Richmond Times Article HERE.