US' Clemens Case Hits Snags On '60 Minutes,' Pettitte Evidence

Law360, Washington (May 7, 2012, 9:28 PM EDT) -- Prosecutors in Roger Clemens' perjury trial faced multiple obstacles Monday, as a federal judge refused to allow portions of the ex-pitcher's "60 Minutes" interview into court and Clemens' team pushed to toss key testimony from his former teammate Andy Pettitte regarding Clemens' alleged steroid use.

Both Clemens' 2008 interview with late journalist Mike Wallace and his alleged conversation in 1999 or 2000 with New York Yankees pitcher Pettitte delved into Clemens' purported performance-enhancing drug use during his 24-season career as a Major League Baseball pitcher. While...
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