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The Supreme Court has rejected former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's appeal and will not review his corruption conviction. The High Court's decision was announced on its order list without further comment.

During Thursday's edition of NewsOne Now, guest host Van Jones and the day's panel of guests discussed the sentencing and the egregious disparities in justice this case has exposed when punishing politicians for wrong-doing.

Claiming prejudicial testimony from federal agents who testified during his trial, ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to vacate his public corruption conviction and 28-year prison sentence, reports The Detroit News.

Though ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been sentenced to 20 years in the slammer for extortion, bribery, conspiracy and other crimes during his years in…

Roland Martin talks with the Detroit Free Press’ Rochelle Riley about the Kwame Kilpatrick sentencing.

Months after her termination from a sports specialist position near Dallas, Carlita Kilpatrick (pictured left) is dealing with a newly released video showing investigators questioning her…

Months after her termination from a sports specialist position near Dallas, Carlita Kilpatrick (pictured left) is dealing with a newly released video showing investigators questioning her…

The Detroit Free Press is reporting that Carlita Kilpatrick, the wife of the imprisoned former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has lost her job and her…

A jury on Monday convicted former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick of most of the federal charges against him — including racketeering conspiracy, extortion and the filing of false tax returns — in a case that accused him of using the mayor’s office to enrich himself and associates, CNN affiliate WDIV-TV reported. Contractor Bobby Ferguson also […]

Kwame Kilpatrick turned Detroit’s City Hall into a “private profit machine” by rigging contracts, demanding bribes and even stealing money meant for the needy, a prosecutor said during closing arguments Monday in the former mayor’s corruption trial. Kilpatrick spent $840,000 more than he earned as Detroit’s mayor from 2002 until 2008, Assistant U.S. Attorney R. Michael Bullotta told […]

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick will spend the weekend in jail after the Michigan Department of Corrections charged him with 14 parole violations late Thursday. Corrections spokesman Russell Marlan said in an e-mail this morning that Kilpatrick will report to the Detroit Reentry Center in Detroit Friday afternoon, after Kilpatrick appears at his ongoing trial in […]

Kwame Kilpatrick is confined to his mother’s house and wearing a new GPS tether while the Michigan Department of Corrections investigates whether the former Detroit mayor violated his parole. Kilpatrick was fitted with the device and informed of his new restrictions Thursday afternoon at his mother’s home on Detroit’s west side. Kilpatrick can’t return to […]