Judge Declares Mistrial in Clemens Case

Prosecutors violated judge's orders not to reveal certain evidence.

By Nedra Pickler and Jesse J. Holland
|  Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012  |  Updated 11:38 PM EDT
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Opening arguments began Wednesday in the trial of former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens.

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The judge declared a mistrial in baseball star Roger Clemens' perjury trial over inadmissible evidence shown to jurors.

U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton said Clemens could not be assured a fair trial after prosecutors showed jurors evidence against his orders in the second day of testimony.

Walton scheduled a Sept. 2 hearing to determine whether to hold a new trial. 

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