Posted Tuesday, January 10, 2012
After years of investigation, wire taps, plea deals, and prison sentences, the federal probe into corruption in Cuyahoga County reaches a pinnacle this week. Former commissioner Jimmy Dimora, who also served as Democratic Party boss, will stand trial on charges he orchestrated a criminal conspiracy fueled by bribes and kickbacks. On the next Sound of Ideas, look at the judge, the jury and friendship defense strategy Dimora is expected to use. Join us Tuesday morning at 9:00.
Courts/Crime - Fire/Law Enforcement, Government/Politics
Geoffrey Mearns, Provost, Cleveland State University and a former federal prosecutor
Lewis Katz, law professor, Case Western Reserve University
James McCarty, reporter, The Plain Dealer
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