The National Security Agency was blocked by a judge from carrying out plans tomorrow to begin destroying phone records collected for surveillance after a privacy group argued they are relevant to lawsuits claiming the practice is unconstitutional.
The U.S. National Security Agency was barred by a federal judge from indefinitely keeping the bulk phone records it collects that might be demanded in lawsuits challenging a secret surveillance program.
Major League Baseball veteran Roger Clemens is likely to face another trial on charges of lying to Congress unless his attorneys can show prosecutors deliberately provoked yesterday’s mistrial, lawyers say.
The judge in the perjury trial of Roger Clemens, the former New York Yankees pitcher accused of lying to Congress by denying he used performance-enhancing drugs, said he is considering dismissing a fourth juror, who plans to travel to Germany on June 19.
The perjury trial of former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens ended in a mistrial on the second day of witness testimony after prosecutors showed the jury evidence that violated a court order.
Switzerland said it expects to deliver account data on almost 4,450 UBS AG clients suspected by the U.S. of tax evasion, prompting the Internal Revenue Service to say it will drop a lawsuit against the bank within months.
The judge overseeing Roger Clemens’s perjury case said the government can talk to former jurors from the ex-pitcher’s mistrial after some of them were contacted by the defense team in violation of court rules.
U.S. prosecutors completed their perjury case against Roger Clemens after calling 24 witnesses over six weeks in an effort to convince jurors that the baseball star took banned drugs and lied about it to Congress.