A Guilt-Edged Guide to Martha's Future

Overturning the verdict is a long shot. She'll probably serve jail time. Her namesake company faces a tough battle, but the Kmart deal could survive

So the worst has happened for Martha Stewart. After more than two years of angst and tabloid headlines, the domestic entrepreneur was found guilty on four counts of false statements, obstruction of justice, and conspiracy to commit perjury. BusinessWeek Associate Editor Diane Brady has been following the case. Where do Stewart and her company, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSO ) go from here? Here, in question-and-answer form, are some answers.

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