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“It’s Official. All Acts by Politicians are not Subject to Prosecution.”

On September 14, 2016 by Schnader

Mark M. Lee, chair of the White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations Practice Group, and Benjamin D. Wanger co-authored the article “It’s Official. All Acts by Politicians Are Not Subject to Prosecution,” published in the September, 2016 issue of For The Defense. The article discusses the Supreme Court’s interpretation of “official acts” in McDonnell v United States. That case involved the criminal conviction on bribery charges of Robert McDonnell, who served as Governor of Virginia from 2010 to 2014. The Supreme Court vacated his conviction in a unanimous opinion issued June 27th.