Video: McDonnell v. US
Corruption or Federal Overreach
|Topics:||Federalism & Separation of Powers|
Partner at DLA Piper LLP and Former U.S. Attorney Rachel Paulose discusses the appeal of Governor McDonnell’s criminal conviction for corruption because he accepted gifts and money from Williams in exchange for helping Williams develop his business in Virginia. Governor McDonnell denies violating the relevant federal laws. The Supreme Court heard the case on Wednesday, April 27.