Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen have been indicted by the US Department of Justice, charged with accepting extravagant from Richmond businessman Jonnie Williams, CEO of Star Scientific, whose company sold non-FDA approved diet supplements.
|By: masaccio Thursday February 7, 2013 4:15 pm|
I discussed here the compelling facts alleged in the complaint against Standard and Poor’s filed by Los Angeles US Atttorney André Birrotte, Jr. Now let’s look the legal claims, and try to explain why there is no criminal prosecution.
|By: Bill Egnor Friday June 3, 2011 1:15 pm|
What is sauce for the goose should always be sauce for the gander. That is what we strive for in the law, an even application of investigation and prosecution for all those accused of a crime. Today former Sen. John Edwards is likely going to be indicted on charges that he did not report the hundreds of thousands of dollars that two donors paid to keep an affair quite during the last presidential nominating contest.
|By: emptywheel Thursday December 9, 2010 5:00 pm|
It’s $500 million or three years in Nigerian prison if former veep Dick Cheney is convicted on bribery charges in Nigeria. I wonder how much Cheney or his former employers woul’d pay to avoid imprisonment on torture charges?