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What will happen when Lee Baca goes on trial?

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Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca attends the ceremony for the newly renovated Hall of Justice building in downtown.
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Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca attends the ceremony for the newly renovated Hall of Justice building in downtown.

A high-profile trial is ahead for former L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca. But will he avoid a long sentence by appealing to a jury?

It's official: former L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca will be going on trial.

It's the latest turn of events that all started with federal investigators looking into allegations of abuse within the L.A. County jail system. Baca is accused of lying to federal officials in the middle of that investigation.

A high-profile trial is ahead, and for analysis Loyola Law School professor Stanley Goldman joins Take Two.

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