09/04/2012 08:02 EDT | Updated 11/04/2012 05:12 EST

5 Key Points About Toronto Mayor's Removal Challenge

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will testify in court Wednesday about allegations he violated conflict of interest rules when he spoke and participated in a council vote regarding a financial penalty he was ordered to pay in relation to donations he solicited for his football charity.

Ford will be questioned on the first day of the three-day hearing by high-profile lawyer Clayton Ruby, who is representing Toronto resident Paul Magder in a legal challenge that could have massive implications.

The following is a rundown of key facts and background information pertaining to the case.

5 Key Points In Rob Ford Case