Roger Clemens Gets His Day in Court
What sports fans have been expecting for over two years finally happened Thursday as an indictment alleging perjury and obstruction of justice was handed down by a Washington D.C. grand jury against Roger Clemens. Perhaps the only surprise from the indictment is that it took so long.
We were told back in law school that a good prosecutor can get a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich. That's primarily because the only evidence presented to a grand jury comes from the prosecution and potential defendants aren't allowed to have their attorneys present during the grand jury investigation.
Having said that, it's probably time for Clemens to start worrying. His attorney, Rusty Hardin, is known for antics that a Washington, D.C. court won't be as willing to endure as we are here in Texas. Regardless, both continue to proclaim Rocket's innocence.
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