Jury resumes deliberations in former BK assemblyman's extortion trial

BROOKLYN - A jury has resumed deliberations as they mull the fate of former Brooklyn Assemblyman Clarence Norman.Norman is charged with extorting money from judicial candidates during their 2002 campaigns in exchange for political support. The prosecution in the case called Norman greedy. Norman's defense attorney said he was a master political tactician trying to win elections. He is already facing up to six years in prison for campaign corruption convictions. Clarence Norman was also the head of Brooklyn's Democratic Party.

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