Tell us how you really feel, Donnie Baseball. Mattingly ripped the five-year federal investigation into pitcher Roger Clemens on Tuesday as a complete “waste” of resources and money.
While the jury caucused in a separate room, the judge summoned the lawyers to his courtroom for a brief hearing to address several juror-related issues, including the request for the list of exhibits.
A prosecutor told jurors Tuesday that Roger Clemens covered up his use of performance-enhancing drugs, and he urged them to hold the former star pitcher accountable for lying to Congress.
Former major league catchers Darrin Fletcher and Charlie O’Brien testified and defended Roger Clemens’ innocence.
The trial is entering its seventh week. Clemens’ lawyers say they will need seven or eight court days to put on their defense.
In a brushback reminiscent of Roger Clemens the pitcher, U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton had a message for former major leaguer David Segui if he defies a prosecution subpoena to testify in the trial.
Judge Walton has told the parties if the trial isn’t done by June 8, he might have to recess it for a month because of scheduling conflicts.
Seems you can’t put an MLB star on trial without a mistrial. Barry Bonds and former Yankees star Roger Clemens remain perfectly bookended, each with seven major awards, one mistrial and no guilty verdict assured of sticking.
The judge presiding over Roger Clemens’ perjury trial has declared a mistrial over over inadmissible evidence shown to jurors that could have prejudiced them against the former Yankees star.
Prosecutors said Wednesday that needles and cotton balls Brian McNamee used to inject Roger Clemens tested positive for Clemens’ DNA and anabolic steroids. As for Clemens’ defense? They say the evidence was faked.
Roger Clemens’ lead lawyer, Rusty Hardin, found out the hard way that U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton isn’t to be messed with. In preliminary discussions before the jury arrived Wednesday, Walton reacted sharply when Hardin appeared to refer to the proceedings as a “circus.”
Roger Clemens’ attorney revealed Tuesday that the former Yankees star plans to begin his perjury defense by questioning lawmakers’ investigation into the Mitchell Report.
Former Yankees fireballer Roger Clemens is in the midst of a tedious and humbling process that is one of the most important parts of his trial on charges of lying about drug use — selecting the jury members who will decide his fate.
The high court on Tuesday refused to hear an appeal from former Yankees star Roger Clemens, who has an upcoming perjury trial in Washington, regarding his former trainer Brian McNamee.
A judge on Wednesday postponed the trial of ex-Yankee Roger Clemens for three months until July so his attorneys can review the voluminous evidence generated during a 2½-year investigation into whether he lied about using performance enhancing drugs.