Edwards Judge To Revisit Jurisdiction, Use Of Civil Docs

Law360, New York (June 5, 2012, 8:55 PM EDT) -- The federal judge who oversaw the trial of former Sen. John Edwards indicated Tuesday that she would reconsider two issues raised by the defense: whether the government inappropriately collaborated in a civil lawsuit and whether the case was tried in the right federal court.

U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles asked the government to address Edwards’s claim that the DOJ overstepped its bounds by coordinating with Andrew Young, the former Edwards aide who served as the government’s cooperating witness. On Monday, the judge also ordered briefs from...
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