Prosecutor Michael Bullotta argued Kilpatrick had a problem obeying orders and belonged behind bars. With his access to money, Kilpatrick is a flight risk, the prosecutor argued.
Bernard Kilpatrick broke down in tears as he hugged his son.
Many observers thought today would be the day for the verdict for the ex-mayor of Detroit Kwame Kilpatrick, his father Bernard Kilpatrick and contractor Bobby Ferguson.
Jurors on Tuesday entered the courtroom for the first time to ask a question during deliberations in the corruption trial of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
Jurors returned to work in the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick — but not for long.
“If Kwame Kilpatrick was white and his name was Kent Masters Kensington, he would not be on trial,” said Daniel Ferguson — Kilpatrick’s brother-in-law and Bobby Ferguson’s cousin.
The jury is returning to court Tuesday for their first full day of deliberations in the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
After a five-month trial, jurors have the corruption case of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
Things got headed following closing arguments Thursday in the Kwame Kilpatrick corruption trial.
Bernard Kilpatrick wasn’t an extortionist but a sharp-elbowed consultant who did legitimate work for people who wanted business with the city, his attorney said during final arguments.