Barry Bonds is officially appealing his felony obstruction conviction.
The BALCO Steroids case continues now that attorneys for Barry Bonds have said they are appealing his obstruction of justice conviction to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.
Home run champion Barry Bonds was sentenced by a federal judge in San Francisco Friday to two years of probation for obstructing justice in 2003 testimony before a grand jury investigating steroids distribution.
The largest federal criminal investigation into sports doping began more than nine years ago with a tax agent digging through the trash of the now notorious Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative.
Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to send former baseball slugger Barry Bonds to prison.
Federal prosecutors have dropped the remaining charges against Barry Bonds, days after a judge upheld the slugger’s conviction on an obstruction of justice count.
Barry Bonds’ obstruction of justice conviction was upheld Friday by a federal judge, who denied the former baseball star’s motion for a new trial or acquittal on the charge.
Attorneys for former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds were set to appear in court Thursday to try to persuade a federal judge to throw out Bonds’ obstruction of justice conviction.
A federal judge in San Francisco a request Thursday to delay their decision on a possible perjury retrial for home-run champion Barry Bonds.
The slugger’s attorneys filed a motion Wednesday asking a judge to change Bonds’ obstruction of justice conviction to an acquittal or schedule a new trial.