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Lawyers in McDonnell trial spar over juror’s dismissal

(Marvin Joseph / The Washington Post)

The ex-Va. governor is arguing that the circumstances around it provide grounds for a new trial.

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Feds: McDonnell doesn’t deserve new trial

(Steve Helber / AP)

Proceedings against ex-Va. governor appropriate, prosecutors say; dismissed juror part of new trial bid.

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Court releases detailed questionnaire that McDonnell jurors had to fill out before trial

(Marvin Joseph / The Washington Post)

A judge released the questionnaire and will likely release the answers once personal details are scrubbed.

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Excused McDonnell juror might have changed history

Man excused from panel on trial’s 12th day said he would have likely argued against conviction.

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How the federal corruption case against the McDonnells came together

(Steve Helber / Associated Press)

The federal case against the couple took months to build and could have ended with a plea agreement.

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McDonnell trial’s definition of official acts could spur similar prosecutions elsewhere

(Marvin Joseph / The Washington Post)

The judge’s definition of an “official act” may make it easier to pursue public-corruption cases.

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Law firms charge Va. $985,000 for McDonnell trial

Attorney general cited conflict of interest, so private firms were hired as counsel to governor’s staffers.

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Health company at center of McDonnell corruption trial undergoes overhaul

The company formerly known as Star Scientific has tried to revamp since the accusations about its former CEO

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Ex-Va. governor Robert McDonnell guilty of 11 counts of corruption

Jurors weighed 11 charges against the former Va. governor and several against his wife.

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Jurors’ decision in McDonnells’ trial based on ‘overwhelming’ evidence

(Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)

Jurors say their verdict was based on the accumulated weight of a case built by prosecutors day after day.