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  • Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was convcted of 11 counts of
    August 21, 2014  

    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell returned to the stand in his public corruption trial, describing in detail how relations with his wife had broken down in order to show that the couple could not have jointly engaged in a criminal conspiracy. If convicted, the one-time rising star in GOP politics could face as much as 20 years in prison. Judy Woodruff learns more from Craig Carper of WCVE. Continue reading

  • August 18, 2010  

    Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was found guilty on one of 24 charges Tuesday, but the jury was just one vote shy of convicting him on some of the more serious charges. Jim Lehrer talks to law professor Valerie Hans, co-author of the book, “American Juries: The Verdict,” about the dynamics of a jury’s deliberations. Continue reading