Judge Declares Mistrial In Clemens Perjury Case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A judge declared a mistrial on Thursday in the perjury trial of baseball pitching great Roger Clemens because the lead prosecutor gave jurors information that had been barred from the courtroom.

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  • Judge declares mistrial in Clemens case
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost as soon as it began, former baseball star Roger Clemens' perjury trial ended Thursday — in a mistrial the judge blamed on prosecutors and said a "first-year law student" would have known to avoid. U.S. District Judge Reggie ...
    07/14/2011 - 7:22 pm | View Link
  • U.S. judge declares mistrial in Clemens perjury case
    Judge Reggie Walton was furious at prosecutor Steven Durham for introducing material in a video that appeared to bolster the credibility of a future witness, Clemens' former teammate Andy Pettitte, and referred to Pettitte's wife, Laura, saying she had ...
    07/14/2011 - 11:55 am | View Link
  • Clemens judge declares mistrial
    tom.brune@newsday.com,, jim.baumbach@newsday.com WASHINGTON -- Federal prosecutors fouled out Thursday in the Roger Clemens perjury trial when a judge declared a mistrial after the government introduced evidence that had been barred. U.S. District Judge ...
    07/14/2011 - 9:33 am | View Link
  • Clemens Judge Declares Mistrial
    WASHINGTON — The federal judge presiding over Roger Clemens’s perjury case declared a mistrial Thursday, saying the government made a fatal misstep even a “first-year law student” would have avoided when it presented inadmissible testimony that ...
    07/14/2011 - 9:16 am | View Link
  • Judge declares mistrial in Roger Clemens perjury trial
    WASHINGTON — The judge declared a mistrial Thursday in baseball star Roger Clemens' perjury trial after prosecutors showed to jurors evidence that he had ruled would be out of bounds in the case. U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton said Clemens could not ...
    07/14/2011 - 8:37 am | View Link
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