During Thursday’s edition of NewsOne Now, guest host Van Jones and the day’s panel of guests discussed the sentencing and the egregious disparities in justice this case has exposed when punishing politicians for wrong-doing.
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Claiming prejudicial testimony from federal agents who testified during his trial, ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to vacate his public corruption conviction and 28-year prison sentence, reports The Detroit News.
DETROIT (AP) — An appeals court on Friday upheld the corruption conviction and 28-year prison sentence of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who was found…
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit is eligible to shed billions in debt in the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, a judge said Tuesday in a…
In this March 11, 2013 file photo, Bobby Ferguson, a friend of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, leaves federal court in Detroit. (AP Photo/The Detroit…
In this courtroom sketch, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, sits between his attorneys Harold Gurewitz, left, and Margaret Raben before federal Judge Nancy Edmunds during his sentencing in federal court on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Jerry Lemenu) DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption, the apparent last step after a series of scandals destroyed his political career and helped steer a crisis-laden city even deeper into trouble.
CAROLYN CHEEKS KILPATRICK DETROIT (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick and a handful of other ex-members of Congress have agreed to preside over a series of hearings later this month on the existence of extraterrestrials.
NEW EMERGENCY MANAGER–Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced March 14, that Kevyn Orr, a bankruptcy expert who represented automaker Chrysler LLC during its successful restructuring, has been named Detroit’s emergency manager. (AP Photo/Courtesy Jones Day) by Corey Williams Associated Press Writer DETROIT (AP) — A bankruptcy expert who represented Chrysler during its successful restructuring has been chosen to steer Detroit out of the financial abyss that has swallowed the distressed city, which was once one of the nation’s most prosperous.
HEADED TO PRISON—-Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick leaves federal court after being convicted March 11, in Detroit, of corruption charges, ensuring a return to prison for a man once among the nation’s youngest big-city leaders. (AP Photo/Detroit News, David Coates) by Ed White Associated Press Writer DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was convicted Monday of corruption charges and then sent to jail to await his prison sentence in yet another dramatic setback for a man who once was among the nation’s youngest big-city leaders.
by Charles W. Cherry II (NNPA)—Jesse Jackson Jr.: We’ve written for years about Rule No. 1 for Blacks in politics: There’s a higher standard of ethical conduct.