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Government Will Not Re-Try John Edwards

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From the Winston-Salem Journal and numerous other sources has come the news that on Wednesday the Federal government announced that it would not seek to retry former U.S. Senator and Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidate John Edwards on the remaining campaign finance charges against him. Edwards’ trial ended in a mistrial on May 31. The jury… Continue Reading

Openings in Two High Profile Criminal Trials: Clemens & Edwards

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 In former Senator John Edwards’ trial, opening statements have concluded and Edwards’ former staffer, Andrew Young, is currently on the stand, according to the Greensboro, North Carolina, News & Record. Assistant United States Attorney David Harbach emphasized Edwards’ deception and manipulation of those around him in order to preserve his chance to become President. The… Continue Reading

Preview of the John Edwards Trial and the Potential Problems With the Government’s Case

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 The trial of former North Carolina Senator, Vice President nominee and candidate for President Johnny Reid (“John”) Edwards for alleged mishandling of campaign funds is underway in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina. Opening statements in the case will take place next Monday. The outcome of the trial will be… Continue Reading

Edwards Retains Attorneys Who Represented Former Mistress Rielle Hunter

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Image source: www.washingtonpost.com/national/us-judge-eyes-bid-by-john-edwards-to-add-defense-lawyers-who-represented-his-mistress/2012/03/15/gIQA59iiDS_story.html As reported in the Washington Post, former U.S. Senator and presidential candidate John Edwards announced yesterday in court that he would hire the same attorneys who represented his mistress, Rielle Hunter, in a lawsuit over a sex tape featuring Edwards and Hunter, to defend him against Federal charges. Edwards is charged in… Continue Reading