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  1. Prosecution in Roger Clemens perjury trial struggles in nearly ev...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON -- As the Roger Clemens legal team on Wednesday presented a fascinating and entertaining baseball seminar to the federal jury that will decide whether Clemens is guilty of perjury, the prosecutors must have known they were in trouble. ...

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2012
  2. A day of divergent tales in Roger Clemens perjury trial

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON -- In a matter of a few hours Tuesday, the jury in the Roger Clemens perjury trial heard dramatically divergent descriptions of the two principal characters in the courtroom drama -- one on the way up and the other on the way down. Fir...

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2012
  3. Questioning of DNA expert in Roger Clemens perjury trial shows ho...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- There is no World Series for crime fighters and defense lawyers, but if there were, it would look a lot like the Roger Clemens perjury trial. It has featured both brilliant plays and embarrassing errors, and it's heading for a sev...

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2012
  4. Jury questions in Roger Clemens perjury trial illustrative

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON -- As the jurors in the Roger Clemens perjury trial completed their 22nd day and listened to the 21st government witness, they were increasingly restive, demanding and skeptical. In questions that the jurors submitted to three witnesses T...

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2012
  5. Prosecutors in Roger Clemens perjury trial put rarely used preced...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON -- Desperately seeking something that would support their star witness after a brutal cross-examination, the federal prosecutors in the Roger Clemens trial are attempting a rarely used maneuver. And it looks like it might work. Prosecuto...

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2012
  6. The sights, sounds, and words thus far in the Roger Clemens perju...

    Lester Munson

    The Roger Clemens perjury trial, in its sixth week, has thus far put two (since dismissed) jurors asleep, included testimony from a beer can expert, led to dozens of objections by attorneys and had jurors discerning between "bloody shots" and "booty ...

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  7. Roger Clemens defense team discredits star witness, so prosecutor...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Responding to a withering attack on their most important witness, federal prosecutors now suggest that they should be permitted to tell the jury in the Roger Clemens perjury trial that former trainer Brian McNamee offered evidence...

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2012
  8. Rogers Clemens attorney Rusty Hardin scores big with withering at...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Most trial lawyers would be happy when a cross-examination raises the possibility that an adverse witness is guilty of a lie or two. In nearly seven hours of interrogation of former Roger Clemens trainer Brian McNamee on Thur...

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2012
  9. Roger Clemens' attorney Rusty Hardin starts poking holes in forme...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Only 45 minutes into his cross-examination of former Roger Clemens trainer Brian McNamee, attorney Rusty Hardin deftly placed a huge, hand-lettered poster board next to McNamee with the words "MISTAKE," "BAD MEMORY" and "LIE" in b...

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2012
  10. It was long, drawn out and tedious, but prosecutors' questions of...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The air in the courtroom was stifling. The judge was increasingly impatient. The questions were repetitive. Members of the large audience were glancing at the clock again and again. There was nothing about it that would ever be pa...

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2012
  11. McNamee tells familiar story in Clemens trial, but will it hold u...

    Lester Munson

    Testifying is an action in which practice does not make perfect. If practice does anything, it may make things worse. It is almost impossible for any witness in any trial to tell the same story twice, much less a dozen times without an inconsistent statement here or there.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  12. Prosecution, defense attorneys clearly don't like each other at R...

    Lester Munson

    As the Roger Clemens perjury trial slogs into its fourth week of testimony, it is increasingly clear the prosecutors and the Clemens lawyers do not like each other. They hide their antagonism when they are in front of the jury, but the growing host...

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2012
  13. It will be star witness vs. star attorney in Roger Clemens perjur...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON, D.C -- With allegations of date rape, drug and alcohol abuse, perjury, tax fraud and fabrication of evidence surrounding Roger Clemens' former trainer, Brian McNamee, the Clemens legal team will be looking for nothing less than a walk-off...

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2012
  14. Prosecution has rough outing in Roger Clemens perjury trial

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Wednesday was a rough day for the prosecutors who are trying to persuade a jury that Roger Clemens lied to the U.S. Congress when he denied that he had ever used performance-enhancing drugs. It was bad enough when U.S. District ...

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  15. Andy Pettitte in uncomfortable spot during testimony in Roger Cle...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Andy Pettitte was fidgety. He was unhappy. He was uncomfortable. And he was in the last place he ever wanted to be -- testifying in court against his friend, workout partner and mentor, Roger Clemens. In nearly two hours of answ...

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2012
  16. Attorneys use different tactics to score in Roger Clemens perjury...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Steven Durham, lead prosecutor in the Roger Clemens perjury trial, must have known what was coming Monday, as he patiently and painstakingly went through the steps necessary to play for the jury audio recordings of no less than 36...

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2012