CAMPBELL TRIAL BEGINS
The trial of former Atlanta Mayor Bill Campbell began last week, with both defense and prosecution teams centering their arguments on his character, examining not only his work as mayor but his personal life as well. "Americans are a very forgiving people if there is an honest bid for forgiveness," criminal procedure expert Ronald L. Carlson said. "[ Campbell 's] having been candid lessens the smear effect. But it hasn't totally defused it." To read the full story, see The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The article title is "Feds use sleaze factor in bid to sink Campbell ." It was published on 1/29/06, and the authors are Beth Warren and Bill Torpy.
"CAMPBELL TRIAL BEGINS" (2008). In The News. 367.