Athletes in Court

Monthly Archives: August 2011

Bond for NBA Player charged in Drive-By?

Posted in NBA

A 23 year old mother of four (4) is dead after being shot on an Atlanta street in a drive-by shooting.  See a photograph of the victim here.  The man arrested for the murder is Javaris Crittenton, the 19th overall pick by the Los Angeles Lakers in 2007. During the 2009/2010 basketball year, Crittenton played for… Continue Reading

Government Files Opposition to Clemens Case Dismissal

Posted in Baseball

The Government has filed documents in opposition to Roger Clemens’ Motion to Dismiss his case after Judge Walton declared a mistrial earlier this summer. The substance of the Government’s arguments is that where Clemens received a mistrial–that he asked for–the Double Jeopardy Clause of the Constitution is no bar to retrial.  The Government acknowledges that… Continue Reading

Hearing Set in Roger Clemens Case

Posted in Baseball

Hearing on Roger Clemens Motion to Dismiss indictment set. Hearings as to WILLIAM R. CLEMENS: Motion Hearing originally set for 1:30 pm was reset for 9/2/2011 at 11:00 AM in Courtroom 16 before Judge Reggie B. Walton. The Government’s response will be filed any day and will be covered here.

Roger Clemens Attorneys File Motion to Dismiss Indictment

Posted in Baseball, Performance Enhancing Drugs

Attorneys for Roger Clemens filed a much expected Motion to Dismiss criminal charges after the mistrial declared by Judge Walton last month.  Rusty Hardin’s motion states: On July 14, 2011, the sixth day of trial in this matter and the second day of testimony, the Government triggered double jeopardy by deliberately defying a pretrial order… Continue Reading