TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Barry Kolar on Aug 11, 2015

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will appeal his public corruption convictions to the U.S. Supreme Court now that a federal appeals court has rejected his bid for a rehearing, one of his lawyers told the Associated Press today. Eight judges in the 15-member Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals voted against reconsidering the panel's decision to uphold McDonnell's convictions. Seven others, "deeming themselves disqualified," did not participate.