Former French President Sarkozy To Face Trial For Alleged Graft

French former president Nicolas Sarkozy, shown here at a ceremony in November, is expected to face trial over alleged graft later this year.

Nicolas Sarkozy, who led France from 2007 to 2012, stands accused in multiple legal actions. In this case, he allegedly attempted to convince a court official to illegally release information.

(Image credit: Ludovic Marin/AP)