Mistrial for Edwards

Albany Times

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 […]

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John Edwards Jurors Say 'Evidence Wasn't There' to Convict

ABC News

A jury's refusal to convict John Edwards was less a redemption of the former White House hopeful than a rejection of the Justice Department's boldest attempt to make an example of someone in the name of enforcing campaign finance laws. GREENSBORO, N.C. — John Edwards' campaign finance fraud case ended in a mistrial Thursday when […]

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John Edwards unlikely to be retried after jury deadlocks

USA TODAY

By Richard Simon WASHINGTON — Having failed to convict John Edwards of campaign finance violations, theU.S. Justice Departmentmust now decide whether to retry the former Democratic presidential candidate on the five charges for which the judge By MICHAEL BIESECKER, ASSOCIATED PRESS GREENSBORO, N.C. — John Edwards was acquitted on one charge of campaign finance fraud […]

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John Edwards unlikely to be retried after jury deadlocks

USA TODAY

John Edwards' campaign finance fraud trial ended today in a manner so shambolic not even your mistress' spiritual advisor could have foreseen it. AP RALEIGH, NC — John Edwards' campaign finance fraud case ended in a mistrial Thursday when jurors acquitted him on one of six charges but were unable to decide whether he misused […]

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John Edwards Verdict: Not Guilty on 1 Count,…

ABC News

CNN's Jeffrey Toobin was characteristically candid about the latest shambolic developments in the John Edwards corruption trial. After days of protracted deliberation, the jury revealed on Thursday that they had reached a unanimous verdict on just one RALEIGH, NC – DECEMBER 11: Former North Carolina senator and Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards and his daughter […]

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John Edwards trial: Grey areas abound for jurors

CBS News

Uh-oh. No, I don't think it's the flirting juror. It sounds like some jurors have discussed the case in a small group. The judge held a closed meeting with counsel for 35 minutes today and then sent the jury home with a stern The judge in the John Edwards trial calls a closed door meeting […]

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John Edwards trial: Grey areas abound for jurors

CBS News

UPDATE: The judge just cleared the courtroom of press and public to discuss a "jury matter" Updated at 4:49 p.m. ET: The jury in the campaign finance corruption trial of former presidential candidate John Edwards signaled Thursday that it may not be near a verdict. By Michael Biesecker | AP John Edwards, former Democratic presidential […]

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Cory Booker's real mistake

CBS News

Here's my take on what that Cory Booker thing was about. (Hint: 1) Class divide in the Democratic party. 2) Cory Booker is mainly a surrogate for Cory Booker.) To view this video full size, click here…. Newark Mayor Cory Booker, a surrogate for President Obama's re-election campaign, criticized the president's re-election team for focusing […]

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Cory Booker's criticisms complicate Obama team's anti-Bain message

CBS News

Tonight, I'm going to spend some time talking about movies, what a waste 3D is, and of course talk about the new James Bond movie. Oh, and I'll get into the. Responding to the firestorm following his Meet the Press appearance, Newark Mayor Cory Booker took to Rachel Maddow's show on Monday night to set […]

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30 days for Dharun Ravi in Rutgers suicide case

Christian Sc

I have two kids, one is 20 years old, Dharun, and another younger boy is 10. In 1997, when Dharun was barely 5 years old, we moved to America with only two suitcases in our hands, leaving behind our family and friends. All we had were lots of hopes and A New Jersey judge sentenced […]

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