Jury Gets to Ask Questions in the Roger Clemens Perjury Trial

Interesting stuff from the Roger Clemens perjury trial in Washington. For the non-sports fans, Clemens was the greatest baseball pitcher of his generation. He pitched for the Red Sox, Blue Jays, Yankees and Astros. But he (allegedly) took performance enhancing drugs and lied to Congress about it. View Full Post
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LXBN This Week Ep. 3: Facebook’s IPO, Oracle V. Google, POM’s “Juice Wars” And U.S. V. Roger Clemens

By | LXBN | May 29, 2012
LXBN TV After some time away, and coming at you after the long holiday weekend, we have the third installment of LXBN This Week, where LXBN editors Colin O’Keefe and Jared Sulzdorf run down the most talked about and most interesting stories on the LexBlog Network over the past week. View Full Post
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Whether or Not a Waste of Time/Money, Clemens Retrial Continues

The Roger Clemens [re]trial officially kicked off on Monday, though it still has yet to get started. Today marks day three of jury selection. New York Daily News sports investigative reporters Michael O’Keeffe and Nathaniel Vinton are tweeting live covereage of jury selection from the E. View Full Post
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Roger Clemens Attorneys File Motion to Dismiss Indictment – Can He Get a Fair Trial?

In the world of “star justice,” Roger Clemens’ trial for lying to Congress started out looking like “must see TV.” It quickly fell apart and the court declared a mistrial based on the failure of the prosecutors to play by the rules. Only six days into the trial, and on only the second day of testimony, prosecutors apparently defied a court order and presented prejudicial hearsay testimony the judge had already barred from trial. View Full Post
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My Take On the Prosecution’s Wild Pitch in the Roger Clemens Perjury Trial

The mistrial in the Roger Clemens perjury trial last week was stunning. The cause of the mistrial was that the prosecution played video tape of Congressional testimony that contained hearsay and had already been ruled inadmissible. Here is a link to a Washington Post article discussing how it happened. View Full Post
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Jurors Count in All Kinds of Cases

One of our practice areas, in addition to business litigation and employment law, is sports law. So it was that, in my review of sports law blogs, I came across AthletesinCourt, published by Davis & Hoss, P.C.  of Chattanooga, Tennessee.  It turns out that Bryan Hoss, one of the name partners, went to my undergrad alma mater, Denison University, so these guys must know what they’re doing.  View Full Post
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