Sports Law Update: Is the Clemens Trial Boring Jurors?
by Anthony Caruso on May 16, 2012
As a sports law attorney, I know that it is crucial to keep jurors engaged during a trial, no matter how dull the subject matter may be. According to the judge in Roger Clemons’ perjury trial, both the prosecutor and defense attorney are not doing a very good job.
“Look at those people,” U.S. District Ju
dge Reggie B. Walton told the lawyers, gesturing toward an empty jury box before proceedings began.
“Those folk are fed up,” Walton said. “You are boring the jurors. Somebody is going to pay a price for that.”
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