Barry Bonds Urges 9th Circ. To Rehear Obstruction Case

Law360, New York (October 29, 2013, 12:17 PM EDT) -- Barry Bonds on Monday asked the Ninth Circuit to reconsider its decision to uphold a 2011 conviction that the baseball star obstructed a federal investigation of steroid use in professional baseball, arguing that the court's ruling had set a dangerous precedent for future grand jury witnesses.

In September, a three-judge appellate panel for the Ninth Circuit affirmed Bonds' conviction on a single count of obstruction of justice, finding the slugger's statement describing his life as a celebrity child — in response to a question asking whether...
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