November 9, 2007 - Kerik's arraignment on federal corruption charges takes place. He pleads not guilty to 16 counts including corruption, conspiracy and tax evasion. He is released on $500,000 bail and surrenders his passport and firearm.
December 29, 2008 - Pleads not guilty in federal court to a revised indictment charging him in the corruption and tax evasion case. The revised indictment includes two new counts of aiding the filing of false returns and a charge involving making false statements while applying for a housing loan.
March 23, 2009 - The judge in the Bernard Kerik corruption and tax evasion case rules that charges must be divided into two trials.
May 26, 2009 - Kerik is indicted on charges of making false statements to White House officials vetting him for a secretary position at the Department of Homeland Security in 2004.
June 4, 2009 - Pleads not guilty to charges of lying to the White House.
October 20, 2009 - Kerik is jailed after being found in contempt for leaking confidential evidence in the corruption case.
November 5, 2009 - Kerik pleads guilty to eight felony charges, including corruption, tax fraud and lying to White House officials vetting his nomination as homeland security secretary in 2004.
November 10, 2009 - Is released on bail under conditions that include home confinement and wearing a monitoring cuff.
February 18, 2010 - Is sentenced to 48 months in prison after pleading guilty to tax fraud, lying under oath, and other charges. Begins serving his sentence on May 17.
March 31, 2011 - The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejects Kerik's claim of bias and upholds the 48 month prison sentence.
October 2012 - Testifies in the perjury trial of Frank and Peter DiTommaso, contractors accused of lying during a 2006 grand jury investigation regarding renovation work done on Kerik's apartment. Frank DiTommaso is later found not guilty while his brother, Peter DiTommaso, is found guilty of two counts of perjury.
May 28, 2013 - Is released from federal prison on good behavior, after serving three years for charges including tax fraud and lying to officials. He remains under home confinement until October 15, and then is on supervised release for the next three years.