Washington Post Granted Access To Clemens Jurors' Names

Law360, New York (June 27, 2012, 5:02 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal judge on Wednesday granted The Washington Post's request for access to the names of the jurors who acquitted former Major League Baseball pitching ace Roger Clemens of lying to Congress about his alleged use of performance-enhancing drugs.

Citing a 1998 decision in the criminal case against former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Michael Espy, U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton said releasing the names of the jurors would allow the public to verify the impartiality of the key participants and ensure public confidence in...
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