Clemens Exonerated as DOJ Loses Another Major Case

A jury today found baseball star Roger Clemens not guilty on six charges, the second loss of high-profile, expensive cases for the Department of Justice in the past two weeks. Clemens was accused of lying to Congress in 2008 about his use of performance-enhancing drugs. A jury recently acquitted John Edwards on one count and could not reach a verdict on five others related to the government’s theory that Edwards committed campaign finance fraud. Forbes looks at the cases and the criticisms