Maureen McDonnell’s appeal arguments planned for the fall

Former first lady Maureen McDonnel prepares to enter the federal courthouse in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, for the start of the second week of the federal corruption trial for McDonnell and husband, former Gov. Bob McDonnell. The McDonnells are charged with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from Jonnie Williams, the former CEO of dietary supplements maker Star Scientific Inc., in exchange for helping promote his company's products. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown).

(WAVY) — 10 On Your Side had confirmed former Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell will have her appeal heard in Richmond later this year.

A judge sentenced McDonnell to one year and one day in federal prison for the public corruption scandal involving her and her husband. She’s been allowed to stay out of prison during the appeals process.

Arguments in Marueen’s appeal will be heard between October 27 and 29.

An appeals court denied Former Governor Bob McDonnell’s appeal last week. He has until next week to ask another panel to review that.

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