The following is a timeline in the Martha Stewart stock-trading scandal:
— Oct. 31, 2001: ImClone Systems asks government to review Erbitux, its new cancer drug.
— Dec. 26, 2001: ImClone founder Sam Waksal is tipped that the government will reject Erbitux application, then tips his daughter to sell her ImClone stock and tries to sell his own.
— Dec. 27, 2001: Stewart sells all 3,928 shares of her ImClone stock at about $58.43 per share, or a total of $228,000. The government later contends she was tipped that Waksal was trying to sell his shares.
— Dec. 28, 2001: Food and Drug Administration makes Erbitux decision public. On Dec. 31, the first trading day after the news, ImClone drops 18 percent.
— Jan. 7, 2002: Stewart's broker, Peter Bacanovic, tells Securities and Exchange Commission attorneys that he and Stewart had agreed on Dec. 20, 2001, to sell ImClone if it fell below $60.
— Feb. 4, 2002: Stewart gives SEC, federal prosecutors and FBI the same account.
— June 12, 2002: Waksal is arrested and charged with insider trading. Stock in Stewart's company falls 5.6 percent. Stewart issues a statement repeating her assertion that she had a standing agreement to sell at $60.
— June 18, 2002: Stewart insists she is "fully" cooperating.
— Oct. 2, 2002: Former Merrill Lynch & Co. assistant Doug Faneuil pleads guilty to taking payoff to keep quiet about Stewart stock trade.
— Oct. 15, 2002: Waksal admits tipping his daughter to sell ImClone ahead of FDA decision and trying to sell his own shares.
— June 4, 2003: Stewart and Bacanovic are indicted. Both plead innocent. Stewart resigns as chairwoman and CEO of her company but remains chief creative officer and board member.
— June 5, 2003: Stewart unveils personal Web site in which she proclaims her innocence and insists she will fight to clear her name.
— June 10, 2003: Waksal is sentenced to more than seven years in prison.
— Nov. 7, 2003: Stewart says in ABC interview that she is scared of prison but "I don't think I will be going to prison."
— Nov. 18, 2003: U.S. District Judge Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum rejects Stewart's request to throw out two of five charges, including controversial securities fraud count.
— Jan. 6, 2004: Potential jurors fill out questionnaire. It reportedly asks whether they have visited Stewart's Web site or cooked with her recipes.
— Jan. 20, 2004: Stewart and Bacanovic arrive for juror questioning.