Thursday, July 14, 2011

DEVELOPING: Judge Declares Mistrial In Clemens Case

U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton declared a mistrial in the Roger Clemens perjury case over inadmissible evidence shown to jurors.

Walton said Clemens could not be assured a fair trial after prosecutors showed jurors evidence against his orders in the second day of testimony.

A September 2nd hearing will be held to determine whether to hold a new trial.

More when we know more...

Here's the latest from our friends at MyFoxDC

Judge Declares Mistrial in Clemens Case :

"There are rules that we play by and those rules are designed to make sure both sides receive a fair trial," Walton told the jury, saying such ground rules are critically important when a person's liberty is at stake.

"If this man got convicted, he would go to jail," Walton said.

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