Entertainment & Sports Update: Mistrial in Roger Clemens Perjury Case

A mistrial was declared today in the Roger Clemens perjury trial over evidence revealed to the jury that would potentially prejudice the jury against the former all-star.    U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton seemed skeptical that jurors would be able to disregard evidence that prosecutors twice i...
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Entertainment & Sports Update: Roger Clemens Perjury Trial: A Good Old Game of He Said She Said

Jury selection for the perjury trial of Roger Clemens, the former all-star MLB pitcher begins today. The baseball hero is fighting a six-count federal indictment for allegedly lying under oath to members of Congress during a deposition in 2008. Clemens claimed that he never once used any illegal per...
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Entertainment & Sports Update: Barry Bonds – Mistrial declared on three counts of perjury

Jurors on Wednesday convicted Barry Bonds on one count of obstruction of justice, but a mistrial was declared on three counts of perjury after jurors reported that they could not reach agreement. The verdict shows jurors believed that Bonds lied when he testified to a grand jury in December 2003 tha...
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Entertainment & Sports Update: Barry Bonds jury still in deliberations and expected to continue

The Jury in the Barry Bonds deliberations continued without verdict on Friday, as deliberations are expected to continue into next week.  Bonds is charged with one count of obstructing justice and three counts of making false statements, for refuting that he intentionally took steroids and human g...
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Entertainment & Sports Update: Federal prosecutors respond to Roger Clemens request to throw out criminal indictment

In response to the request made by Roger Clemens a few weeks ago (see our previos blog post)  to throw out a criminal indictment accusing him of obstructing a congressional investigation into the use of performance-enhancing drugs, Federal prosecutors have returned to court to defend their indictm...
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Entertainment & Sports Update: Roger Clemens seeks to dismiss perjury case

Former star pitcher Roger Clemens has asked a federal judge to throw out a criminal indictment accusing him of obstructing a congressional investigation into the use of performance-enhancing drugs in Major League Baseball. Attorneys for the seven-time Cy Young award winner claim the indictment is &#...
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Entertainment & Sports Update: Indictment Charges Against All Time Home Run King Barry Bonds Reduced from Eleven to Five

Last week, federal prosecutors reduced the number of felony charges pending against Barry Bonds from eleven to five.  The charges stem from allegations that Bonds lied to a grand jury in 2007 about his purported past steroid use.   Bonds has pleaded not guilty to the charges and has maintained ...
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