Quid No Quo

The high court’s decision on corruption in McDonnell v. U.S. is correct

By Craig Engle, Arent Fox LLP | July 15, 2016, 4:53 PM EDT

It is rare when the U.S. Supreme Court overturns someone’s criminal conviction. It is even rarer when it does so unanimously. Something must be terribly out of whack inside the Justice Department when that happens — as it was with the attempted conviction of Governor Bob McDonnell of Virginia on half-cooked charges of corruption.

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