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Final jury selection in ex-Sheriff trial

October 28, 2008 5:43:52 AM PDT
Final jury selection is expected on Tuesday in the federal corruption trial of former Orange County Sheriff Michael Carona. Opening statements could begin as soon as Wednesday.

Carona, his wife Deborah and his attorney Debra Hoffman face 10 counts of public corruption.

Defense attorneys have asked the judge to instruct the jury that law enforcement officials should not be held to higher standards than any other defendants.

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