The Barry Bonds trial may have had a strange ending, but his lawyers still face a tough fight in clearing the slugger’s name. On Wednesday, a jury convicted Bonds of obstruction of justice but deadlocked on whether he committed perjury.
The jury in the Barry Bonds case has convicted him on obstruction of justice, but is deadlocked on the other charges.
The jurors weighing the Barry Bonds perjury case have returned for a third day of deliberations.
A transcript of the testimony from Barry Bonds’ personal shopper was being read back to the jury at the slugger’s perjury trial on Monday morning.
A prosecutor said a federal jury should convict Barry Bonds of making false statements to a grand jury, telling the panel Thursday that the slugger chose not to tell the truth about using performance-enhancing drugs.
Barry Bonds’ confident defense team rested its case Wednesday without calling a single witness, just minutes after a federal judge accepted the government’s request to dismiss one of the five counts against the home run king.
A federal judge has barred the jury in the Barry Bonds’ perjury trial from hearing a newly discovered tape recording prosecutors say bolsters their case that the slugger knowingly took steroids.
A juror called in sick at the Barry Bonds perjury trial Monday, forcing testimony to be postponed, while the government tried to get new evidence admitted that could abruptly turn the case in its favor.
Testimony in the Barry Bonds perjury trial has been postponed until at least Tuesday because one of the jurors has called in sick.
Tears streaming from her eyes, Barry Bonds’ former personal shopper became the first and only one of the government’s 23 witnesses at his federal trial to say she saw the all-time home run leader getting an injection from his trainer.
Prosecutors called Barry Bonds’ orthopedic surgeon to the witness stand Thursday at the slugger’s perjury trial. They may wish they hadn’t.
The federal judge presiding over the Barry Bonds trial is now considering whether to bar testimony regarding the slugger’s testicles.