Following a three-year suspension, a failed U.S. Supreme Court appeal, a canceled trial and a sudden change of venue, Marion County Judge Vance Day is finally set to stand trial two felony gun charges.
Jury selection for the 11-day trial will begin Monday at the East County Courthouse in Portland.
The scheduled trial comes after years of controversy surrounding the embattled Christian judge, who has been accused of refusing to marry same-sex couples, allowing a felon to handle a firearm and lying to investigators.
Having already been suspended by the Oregon Supreme Court and investigated by the Oregon State Bar, Day is now facing a criminal trial focusing solely on the gun charges.
Read the full story at the Statesman Journal.