Although the line of questioning by jurists in any appeals case does not necessarily indicate how they're leaning, in the appeal of former Governor McDonnell’s corruption convictions, the U.S. Supreme Court justices did not seem comfortable with the broad interpretation of the federal law used to convict him.
Jens Soering: Innocent?
It’s been more than 25 years since the Commonwealth of Virginia put a German citizen in prison for killing a Bedford County couple – his girlfriend’s parents. His story is told in a new documentary premiering in June at the Munich Film Festival. It portrays Virginia as a state where justice takes a backseat to politics.