Kilpatrick, Others Plead Not Guilty To Corruption

Law360, New York (January 10, 2011, 4:42 PM EST) -- Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and four other defendants pled not guilty Monday in a federal corruption case accusing them of extorting municipal contractors and rigging public contracts.

The ex-mayor and four co-defendants — a group that includes Kilpatrick's father, Bernard — stood mute when they were arraigned before Magistrate Judge Mark Randon in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Kwame Kilpatrick then returned to the federal lockup in Milan, Mich., where he had been serving time for a probation violation, a...
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