John Edwards Jury Won't Hear Of FEC Campaign Cash Ruling

Law360, New York (May 14, 2012, 6:35 PM EDT) -- As John Edwards' defense began its case in North Carolina federal court Monday, the judge reportedly ruled that the jury could not hear about a Federal Election Commission ruling that nearly $1 million Edwards received from two wealthy donors was not a campaign contribution.

Witness Lora Haggard, who was the chief financial officer of Edwards' presidential campaign, testified without the jury present that FEC auditors had told the campaign it did not need to disclose the payment it received because that money did not fit the...
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