Rezko’s Day in Court


Chicago developer, political fundraiser and former Obama confidante begins high-profile trial Monday. He has pleaded not guilty to federal corruption charges.

Key issues laid out as jury selection begins. Judge expects 18 jurors to be seated by the end of the day Tuesday.

The trial is likely to take three months, lawyers in the case estimate.

Opening arguments are expected to begin Wednesday or Thursday.

Plus: Clinton camp sends out memo pushing questions on Rezko-Obama relationship.

Related Topics: News
  • Tweets

    View More Tweets From @TIME


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 297 other followers