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Maureen McDonnell Gets One Conviction Tossed Out

Maureen McDonnell has gotten her conviction for obstruction of justice tossed out, reports The Richmond Times-Dispatch. U.S. District Judge James R. Spencer made the decision saying that “obstruction of justice requires more than a misleading note.” 139 more words


1 conviction against ex-Va. first lady tossed out

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday overturned one conviction against former Virginia first ladyMaureen McDonnell but affirmed several other corruption verdicts against her and her husband. 218 more words

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Harrisburg City Councilwoman charged with obstruction of justice

HARRISBURG (WPMT)-Harrisburg City Councilwoman Sandra Reid was arrested Tuesday night at a Harrisburg area gas station.

Mayor Eric Papenfuse’s office confirms Reid was charged with obstruction of justice at 15th and State Streets. 34 more words


Chicago Cop Indicted For Excessive Force In 2012 Arrest

CHICAGO (CBS) – A Chicago police officer has been indicted on federal charges, accused of using excessive force when he allegedly punched a man during an arrest in 2012, and kicked him while he was handcuffed and lying on the floor face-down. 746 more words


Stephanie Sloop takes plea deal in Ethan Stacy murder

FARMINGTON — A woman charged in the death of her 4-year-old son has struck a plea deal with prosecutors.

Stephanie Sloop pleaded guilty on Monday to aggravated murder and obstruction of justice in the murder of Ethan Stacy. 535 more words


Yates v. United States: Something Fishy at the Supreme Court

Today the U.S. Supreme Court takes up a federal criminal case, Yates v. United States, that raises one of those questions only a law professor could love: is a fish a “tangible object?” 1,518 more words

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