Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak makes a second appearance at a Cairo court house today, where nearly 100 lawyers engaged in shouting matches and shoving as they argued about the case.
Outside the courtroom where former President Mubarak appeared inside the defendant's cage today, one man waved a noose while others expressed satisfaction that justice was being served.
If convicted, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak could face the death penalty. Protesters are heartened by the trial, and vow to keep pressing their other demands.
Former Interior Minister Habib El Adly was given 12 years in prison today and fined $2.5 million for corruption, signaling that Egypt's military rulers are serious about prosecuting former officials.
Saturday's storming of the headquarters of former President Hosni Mubarak's secret police is just as important as his historic ouster last month, say many Egyptians.