Jurors deciding the fate of baseball legend Roger Clemens are taking the rest of the week off from their deliberations because of scheduling conflicts.
The jury of 12 Washingtonians returns to the District’s federal courthouse Monday to try to determine whether the star pitcher lied to Congress in 2008 when he denied ever having taken performance-enhancing drugs.
Clemens is charged with six counts of perjury, making false statements and obstructing Congress, and faces the possibility of prison time.
Before deliberating for three and a half hours Wednesday, jurors asked for an exhibit list. To find Clemens guilty of the obstruction charge, for instance, jurors must unanimously agree that Clemens lied about at least one of 13 statements he made to Congressional investigators and to lawmakers during a nationally televised hearing.
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