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  1. In some ways, disastrous '08 press conference helped put Roger Cl...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON -- No one would ever suggest that a press conference is the highest and best form of communication, but the Roger Clemens press conference in January 2008 after the release of the Mitchell Report may have been a low point in the long and r...

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2012
  2. Roger Clemens defense team's aggressive approach leaves prosecuto...

    Lester Munson

    Clemens defense team leaves nothing to chance, has prosecution scrambling

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2012
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  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. Juror questions show skepticism of government's case in Roger Cle...

    T.J. Quinn and Lester Munson

    Questions that the jurors in the Roger Clemens perjury trial asked after the testimony of lead investigating agent Jeff Novitzky on Monday must have been a disappointment, even a shock, to the federal prosecutors.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2012
  14. 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
  15. After judge berates attorneys, prosecution has strong day in Roge...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It has taken a while, but the government's evidence against Roger Clemens is beginning to form a foundation that could be a problem for the former New York Yankees pitcher. For eight days, prosecutors plodded through what appe...

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2012
  16. Prosecution in Roger Clemens perjury trial lays out trove of evid...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It was a day of painstaking effort for federal prosecutors in the Roger Clemens perjury trial Monday, as they introduced nearly 40 exhibits of evidence in a critical effort to establish a basic foundation for the testimony later ...

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2012