The ex-mayor of Detroit, recently convicted in connection with racketeering, is asking a federal court to release him on bond.
The jury has spoken in the federal corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, and he’s been remanded into custody.
Kilpatrick says he’s not allowed to leave the state this weekend because he was late on the mandatory $500 monthly payment to the city.
The mistress and former top aide to former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has filed for bankruptcy in Georgia.
A lawyer for a former aide and ex-lover of Kwame Kilpatrick says his client won’t testify at the ex-Detroit mayor’s kickback and corruption trial.
This is the second court appearance this week for Kwame Kilpatrick’s attorney Daniel Haji.
Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is due in court Wednesday to discuss possible book profits with the judge who threw the book at him.
Yatooma says it makes no sense that Kilpatrick’s e-mails dating only back to 2006 would be available in the case, when, he says, the former mayor had the computer dating back to the time that the alleged crime took place.
U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade says it’s sometimes hard to tell how much someone involved in bribes and extortions is a victim and how much a co-conspirator.