Thorny Issues Force Edwards Jury To Take Its Time

Law360, New York (May 30, 2012, 9:11 PM EDT) -- Jurors in the criminal trial of John Edwards concluded their eighth day of deliberations Wednesday without reaching a verdict, as they continue to wrestle with the ins and outs of a case that even the government doesn't seem to fully agree on, experts said.

Prosecutors claim Edwards, a former senator from North Carolina, used nearly $1 million in illegal campaign donations to cover up an extramarital affair and the child he fathered, fearing they would have sunk his 2008 presidential bid. If convicted on all six...
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