From left, Sam Adam Jr., Vivian Tarver-Varnado, and Sam Adam Sr., attorneys for Cook County Commissioner William Beavers arrive at the federal courthouse Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, in Chicag

 

              From left, Sam Adam Jr., Vivian Tarver-Varnado, and Sam Adam Sr., attorneys for Cook County Commissioner William Beavers arrive at the federal courthouse Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, in Chicag
From left, Sam Adam Jr., Vivian Tarver-Varnado, and Sam Adam Sr., attorneys for Cook County Commissioner William Beavers arrive at the federal courthouse Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, in Chicago for jury selection on the first day of his federal tax evasion trial. The 77-year-old Democrat is accused of diverting tens of thousands of dollars from campaign accounts for personal use without reporting it as income on tax returns and of then attempting to cover up the deeds. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)