The case against the former congresswoman: Testimony for the defense begins
Corrine Brown walks in to court Thursday PHOTO: First Coast News
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- The defense got in a half hour of testimony before lunch recess in the corruption trial of former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown at the federal court building in downtown Jacksonville Thursday morning.
The first witness was Brenda Simmons Hutchins. She told the court she knew Brown in high school and then reconnected while working at Florida State College at Jacksonville while Hutchins was a English teacher and Brown counseled students.
Hutchins said the also pair worked to introduce middle school students to college as a …