U.S. top court overturns ex-Virginia governor's bribe conviction

Jun 28, 2016

U.S. top court overturns ex-Virginia governor's bribe conviction

A unanimous Supreme Court on Monday overturned the bribery conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in a ruling that could make it harder for prosecutors to bring corruption cases against elected officials. McDonnell had been found guilty in 2014 of accepting more than ...

Obama camp hopeful Roberts will tilt tie by justices over immigration plan

Apr 19, 2016

Obama camp hopeful Roberts will tilt tie by justices over immigration plan

The Supreme Court appeared divided between its liberal and conservative justices Monday over President Barack Obama’s immigration programs that could affect millions of people who are in the country illegally. The administration’s best hope for a favorable ruling after 90 minutes of arguments at ...