Stanford jury due to resume deliberating in 15 min. Fourth full day of deliberations. Court reporter just entered room. #Stanfordtrial
Three orange jumpsuited prisoners at side of courtroom. Likely a sentencing hearing or hearings. Not Stanford related.
Judge Hittner enters court.
Sentencing hearing: defendant has plead guilty to money laundering related to cocaine operation.
2nd sentencing hearing: defendant plead guilty to immigration violation (illegal reentry into US)
Sammie Stanford, R. Allen Stanford's mother, just entered courtroom. #Stanfordtrial
Robert Scardino, lead defense atty, briefly stepped into courtroom, left again. #Stanfordtrial
3rd sentencing hearing: defendant (w lengthy criminal record) plead guilty to immigration violation (illegal reentry)
Jury has reached a verdict. Judge announces he will take verdict at 11:45 #Stanfordtrial
Galleries starting to fill. Stanford's mother back in courtroom. Can hear laughter from jury room. #Stanfordtrial
Stanford reenters courtroom. #Stanfordtrial
Stanford's hands clasped, smiling slightly, nodding at mother. #Stanfordtrial
Govt attys and rest of govt team enter courtroom. #Stanfordtrial
Stanford defense team enters. #Stanfordtrial
Judge Hittner returns, jury called in #Stanfordtrial
Count 1 Conspiracy to commit mail & wire fraud (both wire and mail fraud) Guilty #Stanfordtrial
Guilty on all counts save for count 2, wire fraud. #Stanfordtrial
Defense asks for time to consider whether to move straight on to forfeiture as jury matter or later as judicial ruling. #Stanfordtrial
Civil jury matter in case will begin at 1:30. Forfeiture of Stanford personal possessions