In a Sept. 6, 2012 photo, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick walks to federal court on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 in Detroit with attorney Jim Thomas. Opening statements are set for Fri

 

              In a Sept. 6, 2012 photo, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick walks to federal court on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 in Detroit with attorney Jim Thomas. Opening statements are set for Fri
In a Sept. 6, 2012 photo, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick walks to federal court on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 in Detroit with attorney Jim Thomas. Opening statements are set for Friday, Sept. 21. Kilpatrick, his father Bernard, former city water boss Victor Mercado and Kilpatrick pal Bobby Ferguson are accused of a sweeping corruption scheme. (AP Photo/Detroit News, David Coates) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT