Ex-Gov. McDonnell Urges High Court To Take Bridgegate Case

Law360 (March 18, 2019, 5:05 PM EDT) -- Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Friday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to do what it had done for him and overturn the conviction of a New Jersey gubernatorial aide in the Bridgegate case, saying in a brief that prosecutors had twisted a fraud statute to get around the court's corruption case law.

McDonnell is known in legal circles for the 2016 high court decision overturning his corruption conviction. His case was one of a handful where the Supreme Court set parameters for corruption prosecutions. He now wants the court to add to that canon by taking up the case of...

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