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Last Week’s News Today

Better late than never, here are some sketches from last Friday’s hearing where Judge Walton found that the double jeopardy bar is so high that despite his misgivings the government should be allowed to retry Roger Clemens.  Defense attorney Michael

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Swing and a Mistrial

Just as the Roger Clemens trial was settling into its first full day of testimony the judge called a foul….and Clemens walked. As prosecutor Steve Durham stood at the podium Judge Reggie Walton said, “Government counsel can’t do what it

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Opening Statements in Roger Clemens Trial

During his opening statement prosecutor Steve Durham showed jurors a photograph of several objects that included syringes, drug vials and three cotton balls – objects he said that had traces of both human growth hormone and Roger Clemens’ DNA.  “Mr.

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Roger Clemens Jury Selection Completed : 2 Men, 10 Women

Opening statements in the star pitcher’s perjury trial are expected Wednesday morning. The governments lead-off witnesses are expected to be House Parliamentarian Charles Johnson & committee staffer Phil Barnet, which should make for an interesting cross-examination since the defense is

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Warming Up for a Major League Perjury Trial

In a motions hearing the day before jury selection is to begin in the trial of baseball living legend Roger Clemens the judge indicated that he may restrict the testimony of teammate Andy Pettitte and two others.  Judge Reggie Walton

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Tejada Pleads Guilty

Houston Astros shortstop Miguel Tejada, shown flanked by his attorneys Mark Tuohey and William Lawler, pleads guilty before Magistrate Judge Alan Kay to charges that he lied to Congressional investigators about steroid use by Oakland Athletics players. Washington Post story

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