Carol Marin talks to three seasoned reporters who've covered their fair share of high-profile corruption trials in Chicago.
Blagojevich Trial 2010
Elizabeth Brackett reports on the waiting game at the Federal Building, and how reporters and cameramen are passing the time as they await a verdict in the Blagojevich trial.
As the media is staked out and awaiting the Blagojevich jury's verdict, we'll hear from one of the reporters who's been in the courtroom every moment of the trial.
Eddie Arruza and his panel weigh in on the prosecution and defense's closing arguments and the possible impact on the jurors.
The case is about to be in the hands of the jury. Closing arguments finished today in the federal corruption trial of Rod Blagojevich, and the jury will begin deliberating tomorrow. Elizabeth Brackett was there for the defense's more-than-energetic finish -- she gives us all the fiery details.
The beginning of closing arguments brought out a crowd -- including the courtroom debut of Blagojevich daughters Amy and Annie. Elizabeth Brackett fills us in on the details.
How effective were closing arguments, and where will the trial go from here? Carol Marin and her panel take a look.
Closing arguments are expected to take just one day at the Blagojevich trial. We have the latest from federal court.
It's official, Rod Blagojevich will not take the stand to testify in his own defense. Rod Blagojevich's defense team rested its case today after calling no witnesses. Closing arguments are expected to begin Monday. Why did the ex-governor refrain from testifying? We hear from lawyers, journalists and trial consultants about this and all the latest developments from federal court.
For months, Rod Blagojevich and his lawyers have been promising that the ex-Governor will take the stand to testify on his own behalf. But now there are reports that Blagojevich will not testify, and the defense may rest without calling any witnesses. Eddie Arruza talks with a panel of lawyers and journalists, including our own Elizabeth Brackett, about the latest developments.
Yesterday the prosecution rested its case in the Blagojevich corruption trial. Carol Marin and her panel discuss the state's best evidence.