Bonds Wins in the 9th: Players, PEDs and the Rules of Evidence — or 'Say Hey' versus Hearsay


On June 11, 2010, the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion affirming the District Court’s exclusion of key steroids evidence against all-time home run king Barry Bonds. Much is likely to be written about this decision in terms of its impact on the rules of evidence. But what is likely be overlooked is the role this case plays in potentially reversing the trend of high profile prosecutions against professional athletes.

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