Jury selection begins in Kilpatrick federal trial

Jury selection in trial against Kwame Kilpatrick, Bobby Ferguson, Bernard Kilpatrick, Victor Mercado continues Tuesday

Published On: Aug 30 2012 04:39:15 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 21 2012 07:36:38 PM EDT

Former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was back in court Tuesday as the jury selection process continues in the federal corruption trial against him.

Kilpatrick, his father, Bernard Kilpatrick, contractor Bobby Ferguson and former Detroit water department director Victor Mercado all face charges in the case which accuses the men of participating in a criminal enterprise.

Key players in Kilpatrick federal trial

A pool of 400 prospective jurors will be reduced to 80 based on answers to questionnaires which were filled out this past week.

Kilpatrick jury questionnaire - 25 pages

Traditional questioning will select the final jury members who will hear testimony beginning Sept. 6.

Kwame Kilpatrick's federal trial