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Magistrate Sets Rules For McDonnells’ Summer Trial

Magistrate Sets Rules For McDonnells’ Summer Trial

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A federal magistrate has told Former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen they should not discuss anything substantive about their upcoming corruption trial with potential witnesses. David Novak has told the McDonnells his rules also include family members and close friends. Novak says the punishment for violating the rules could mean jail time. The McDonnells (pictured) will stand trial in late July.

 

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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

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