Clemens Acquitted In Perjury Trial

Law360, New York (June 18, 2012, 4:58 PM EDT) -- Former Major League Baseball pitching ace Roger Clemens was found not guilty Monday of lying to Congress about his alleged use of performance-enhancing drugs, marking the second time the potential Hall of Fame pitcher has escaped the controversial charges. 

A federal jury in Washington acquitted Clemens on all six counts against him after less than 11 hours of deliberations. He was accused of perjury, obstruction of Congress and making false statements. The verdict was a tough defeat for a U.S. Department of Justice still reeling from...
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