She is charged with racketeering, bribery and other charges related to her 2010 campaign.
Many of those people said they had heard bits and pieces about the case against Fernandez, but noted that they could separate the details they've heard or seen from evidence and testimony presented at trial.
Fernandez is charged with 15 counts, including racketeering charges, bribery and accepting illegal campaign contributions. The charges stemmed from an undercover operation in which she accepted cash from someone she thought was trying to develop a project. That person was actually an undercover agent.