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What a mistrial means for Roger Clemens and his attorneys

Last week U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton swiftly called a mistrial in the federal perjury trial of former baseball star Roger Clemens. Prosecutors were required to redact certain comments made by a congressman that would jeopardize the credibility of one witness. But the jury inadvertently saw the transcript while attorneys were in a private meeting. The trial lasted only two days so we wondered: What now?