Clemens Can't Recoup Legal Fees For 2011 Mistrial

Law360, New York (July 3, 2012, 3:15 PM EDT) -- Former baseball star Roger Clemens, who was found not guilty last month of lying to Congress about his alleged use of performance-enhancing drugs, cannot recover legal fees from a previous case that ended in a mistrial, a Washington federal judge said Monday.

U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton denied Clemens' October motion to recoup legal fees associated with his first trial, which ended abruptly in July 2011 after prosecutors showed jurors inadmissible evidence. The former Major League Baseball pitching ace was ultimately acquitted June 18 on...
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