Potential Clemens jurors question value of inquiry (Yahoo! Sports)
WASHINGTON (AP) On opening day at Roger Clemens‘ new trial, several prospective jurors openly questioned the value of a congressional hearing in which he is alleged to have lied, which could pose problems for prosecutors trying to convict the famed baseball pitcher of perjury.
After being questioned by the judge and lawyers in the case, two of those jurors nevertheless made the first cut. Like all seven who cleared the initial questioning Monday, they were asked to return Wednesday, still part of quest to find 12 impartial jurors and four alternates.
The selection process resumed Tuesday morning. Wearing a dark suit and red tie, Clemens, once an overpowering right-handed pitcher, was back at the defense table jotting notes with his right hand and occasionally flipping through pages with his left.
The seven-time Cy Young Award winner returned to court Monday for the government’s second attempt to prove that he
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