Mistrial for Edwards


A North Carolina jury could not reach a verdict Thursday on five charges against John Edwards and acquitted him of one more, likely ending the case against him.

By MICHAEL BIESECKER, ASSOCIATED PRESS GREENSBORO, N.C. — John Edwards was acquitted on one charge of campaign finance fraud and a mistrial was declared on five other counts Thursday when jurors said

Even if the jury had emerged Thursday afternoon and announced with a single voice that Edwards was guilty of everything of which he had been accused, it would have made not a whit of difference. There is no good verdict in this case.

GREENSBORO, NC (AP) — John Edwards' campaign finance fraud case has ended in a mistrial and it doesn't look like the case will return to court. Jurors acquitted the former presidential candidate on one of the six charges he faced, but they were unable

The botched campaign finance case against John Edwards was a blow for the government in a high-profile, aggressive prosecution, forcing a reassessment of the merits of the charges as the government decides whether a

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