Former Virginia Attorneys General Argue for McDonnell’s Corruption Charges Appeal

Former Solicitor General Bill Hurd

Former Solicitor General Bill Hurd

Next week, a federal court will hear the appeal of former Governor Bob McDonnell’s conviction on federal corruption charges. Among the many amicus briefs submitted to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is one by six former Virginia attorneys general. The four Democrats and two Republicans argue that the lower court’s expansive interpretation of law on which his conviction is based is erroneous.

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