Blagojevich to Appear in Court During Jury Selection

Carol Daniel

CHICAGO, ILL(AP)-A spokesman for Rod Blagojevich says the former Illinois governor will make a first appearance at his corruption retrial Thursday as questioning of would-be jurors in court begins.

Glenn Selig says Blagojevich will attend the start of individual
questioning of potential jurors that’s scheduled to start at 10
a.m.

More than 100 potential jurors showed up in the federal
courthouse to fill out 38-page questionnaires this(Wednesday) morning.  That marked the official start of the retrial.

Courthouse spokesman Joel Daly says Judge James Zagel hopes to have a jury impaneled by next Wednesday.

Copyright Associated Press

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