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FILE - In a Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 file photo, former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin walks past Gallier Hall, the old New Orleans City Hall as he arrives at the Hale Boggs Federal Building and United States District Courthouse to appear in federal court for an arraignment on public corruption charges in New Orleans. Nagin, who led the city during its darkest days after Hurricane Katrina, will be thrust back into the spotlight Monday, Jan. 27, 2013 when he goes on trial in a corruption case that mushroomed at the end of his eight-year tenure. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton, File)

FILE - In a Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 file photo, former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin walks past Gallier Hall, the old New Orleans City Hall as he arrives at the Hale Boggs Federal Building and United States District Courthouse to appear in federal court for an arraignment on public corruption charges in New Orleans. Nagin, who led the city during its darkest days after Hurricane Katrina, will be thrust back into the spotlight Monday, Jan. 27, 2013 when he goes on trial in a corruption case that mushroomed at the end of his eight-year tenure. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton, File)

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